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AfDB President to Support Agripreneurs with 250,000 USD World Food Prize Award.

On behalf of the World Food Prize Foundation, Akinwumi Adesina – the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has been named as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate by Kim Reynolds Governor of the State of Iowa. Akwinwumi Adesina, upon receipt of the award swiftly dedicated the prize to strengthening food security in Africa through financial support for agricultural entrepreneurs. Receiving the award, the African hero was accompanied by the former president of Ghana – John Dramani Mahama, and former president of Nigeria – Olusegun Obasanjo. read more

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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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Heads of states and companies initiatives to Solve Africa’s travel barriers

Although the vision to unify Africa has been heard for long; the continent remained highly disconnected hampering travel and other economic unities that might support the continent development initiatives. Still, the continent citizens do not find it easy to travel within the continent due to price and time taking travel requirements. read more

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Africa Celebrates World Water Day 2017 – Wastewater as a Resource.

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African Development Fund: Governors support a successful ADF replenishment

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, 2013.
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Successful infrastructure project bonds require improved regulatory frameworks, says AfDB study

TUNIS, Tunisia /African Press Organization (APO)/ African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org).
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AfDB Concludes First Pan-African Training for Regulators of Derivatives and Commodities Exchanges

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire /African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) on May 10, 2013 concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges. The training workshop was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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MENA gains from US climate fund

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“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”

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The AfDB supports economic recovery in Mali with a loan of more than 30 billion CFA francs

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Climate Investment Funds Give North Africa and Middle East Green Light for Revised Regional Solar Plan

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THE AfDB Gender Forum « Changing the state of Gender Equality in Africa » Ramada Plazza Hôtel Gammarth, Tunis-Tunisia, May, 10 2013

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The African Development Bank’s Compelling Case for Africa’s Structural Transformation

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