By investing $35bn over the next ten years in industrialisation the bank hopes to help Africa raise its industrial GDP from around $700bn to $1.7tn by 2030.
Interview: “There has been a problem in the way we look at agriculture [in Africa].” says Akinwumi Adesina – AfDB president
The President of the AfDB explains why agriculture should be viewed as a business and the importance of employing the latest technologies to develop it.
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the AfDB, discusses his priorities for the bank’s future.
African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina says Africa and India are sharing the development journey.
African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina explains how agriculture and agribusiness can lead to industrialisation in Africa.
The president of the African Development Bank speaks to AB in New York about his plans to encourage Africa’s economic renaissance.
Visitors stumbling into Abidjan’s cavernous Palais des Congrès on the evening of 28th May would be forgiven for thinking they’d arrived at a concert for …
As Donald Kaberuka’s 10-year stint at the helm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) draws to a close, all eyes are on the candidates vying …
Akinwumi Adesina of Nigeria is more of an agricultural development specialist than a financier. His vision is based on continuing decentralisation and increasing support for …
A multi-faceted plan to empower Nigerian farmers and end the country’s import dependence is attracting commercial and political plaudits.