AfDB signs into $1b private sector-led facility
Nigeria may be in for a fresh financing of its infrastructure projects, courtesy of the African Development Bank (AfDB), as the lender signed into a $1 billion Multi-Lateral Development Bank and private sector investors' facility, tagged Room2Run.
Akinwunmi Adesina: The Agricultural Transformer
Akinwunmi Adesina was born to a farmer in Oyo state in 1960. Known for his history of breaking records, he graduated with a first class in Agricultural Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University in 1981. By 1988, he had earned his PhD in the same course at Purdue University, US. An exemplary pacesetter, his Thesis…
AfDB seeks increased funding for Africa’s development projects
The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has called on its partners and shareholders, particularly the Ministers and Governors of the Bank from West and Central Africa, to see to the success of its General Capital Increase.
African economy on growth path, says Adesina
African Development Bank (AfDB) has described economies of the African countries as resilient and on the growth path, despite the global economic headwinds, climate and regional shocks in 2017.
Eradicating extreme hunger with food banks
Hunger hurts and takes away hope. When hunger pervades a country’s landscape it not only threatens the future of its inhabitants, it hampers their prosperity.
Agriculture is a trillion-dollar business, says Adesina
Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent.
Future of Africa’s youths lies in agriculture, says AFDB boss
Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB), on Monday said the future of Africa’s youths lies in unlocking the tremendous opportunities available in agriculture.
Agric sector gets boost of $65.9m private financing
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, under whose watch this progress was recorded, has expressed the full commitment of his ministry “towards the development of the agricultural sector.”