AfDB Annual Meetings end with call to see Africa’s agricultural potential

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“With 65% of the world’s uncultivated land, Africa will determine the future of food for the world and there is gold in the dirt, if only we will see it,” said the African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, on … Read More

African fashion designers to take centre stage at AfDB meetings in India

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An estimated 3,000 Annual Meetings attendees will get a chance to see the work of African designers at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in India, from 22 – 26 May. Beautifully dressed models will walk … Read More

AfDB Chief Akinwumi Adesina addresses need to end rural poverty in Africa

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The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for urgent action to end rural poverty in Africa, saying “We must pay particular attention to three factors: extreme rural poverty, high rates of unemployment among the … Read More

AfDB organizes workshop on “lighting up, powering Africa” | La Bad organise des atelier sur “l’éclairage et l’électrification” de l’Afrique

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host and co-organize the Energy Week, a series of events that will highlight high-level discussions and partnerships on “lighting up and powering Africa, and unlocking the continent’s huge energy potential”. The … Read More

Civil society demands greater voice on AfDB-funded projects

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Civil Society Organizations (CSO) have demanded a greater voice in determining priorities to be used in selecting projects being financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the start of a three-day session in Nairobi on Wednesday. The representatives of … Read More