At the end of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi on August 28, the highlight was the announcement by the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of a bold new African infrastructure plan worth US $10 billion over the next three years to be implemented by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Other highlights include AfDB's signing a Letter of Intent with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to promote Africa's economic development and a MOU with the Sasakawa Africa Association to boost agriculture in Africa. More about the AfDB in this BRIEFING.
Japan Chooses AfDB to Implement Bold New Infrastructure Plan for Africa
African Development Bank, 27 August 2016
Visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced a bold new African infrastructure plan worth US $10 billion over the next three years to be implemented by the African… Read more »
Chiji Ojukwu, AfDB Director of Agriculture and Agro-industry, and Ruth Oniang’o, Chairperson of the Sasakawa Africa Association, sign an MOU to promote agriculture and agri-business in Africa. Witnessing the ceremony are AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina (standing left) and Yohei Sasakawa (right).
AfDB and Sasakawa Africa Association Sign MOU to Boost Agriculture in Africa
African Development Bank, 28 August 2016
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) to promote agriculture and agri-business in Africa. Read more »
AfDB Signs Letter of Intent With Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to Promote Africa's Economic Development
Seated, left to right: AfDB Vice-President for Finance, Charles Boamah, with Makoto Takashima, Senior Managing Director of Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), after… Read more »
Japan Pledges Investment in Quality Infrastructure in Africa
Investing in infrastructure and human resource development are crucial for Africa to realise Agenda 2063, a high-level panel during the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on… Read more »
AfDB President Urges Countries to Institutionalise Systems to Support Agriculture Trade
Creating markets, developing infrastructure and providing financing for farmers are key ingredients for transforming agriculture in Africa. President Akinwumi Adesina of the… Read more »
Bank Group Participates in TICAD VI
An African Development Bank (AfDB) Group delegation led by the Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, will attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD… Read more »
To demonstrate its strong African ownership and the deepening partnership among its stakeholders, the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) for the first ... Read more »
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