The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, has inaugurated the Bank’s Maiden report on “Benchmark Macroeconomic Models for Effective Policy Management in Africa”.
The Africa Investment Forum (AIF), has mobilized close to 142 billion dollars in investment interest since 2018.
The African Development Bank(AfDB) says its portfolio in Nigeria is one of the largest among the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), with a total commitment value of $4.4 billion.
Vice President Kashim Shettima has arrived in the United States of America to participate at the African Development Bank (AfDB) World Food Prize-facilitated Norman Borlaug, International Dialogue slated for Iowa.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, has approved a project to provide 60,000 metric tons of fertilizer to 400,000 smallholder farmers in Uganda.
Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina is a man of so many outstanding parts – an academic, banker, investment and development expert, diplomat, visionary leader, technocrat, mentor, team player/builder/leader, boardroom guru, political economist par excellence, agricultural expert, farmers’ minister, an icon of corporate world, a private sector mover, the African development icon, the African development czar, a sage tearing away from the crowd and a potential Novel Peace Prize Winner.
As mentioned in the first part of this piece, the 2006 Africa Fertilizer Summit in Abuja was a turning point for African agriculture. The Summit’s impetus birthed the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). As the first Vice President of AGRA, Adesina led one of the boldest and most considerable global efforts and finance initiatives that leveraged over $4 billion in Bank finance commitments to Africa’s agriculture sector.
The Eritrean government has funded and built the Msilam Dam, through harnessing local engineering talent and mobilized thousands of Eritreans, including students from the country’s technical and vocational schools, in a space of three years.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, has approved a $7.88 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) for the Africa Energy Transition Catalyst (AETC) Programme.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved a loan of $115 million to support a major road rehabilitation project in Abia State, Nigeria.