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Development Bank's Focus Has Africans Exchanging 'High Fives'

As development experts and world leaders gather in Washington, DC, for the 2016 IMF Spring Meetings, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akin Adesina, has taken the opportunity to reiterate the AfDB's commitment to its new landmark initiative - the "High Fives". The bank is calling the "High Fives"--for which an app and an Open Data Platform was launched in January--the "five pillars" or "priority areas" of a ten-year strategy designed to bring about nothing less than the economic transformation of the continent. More on the AfDB in this BRIEFING