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New Deal on Energy: 'Africa Tired of Being in the Dark' - Adesina

In the video below of a discussion on "How Energy Can Spark Global Prosperity," the African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina says "ten years is the timeframe. We need to take Africa out of the darkness. Period." The panel discussion took place during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York. Read more. More about the AfDB in this BRIEFING

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina participated in a panel discussion on "How Energy Can Spark Global Prosperity" organized during the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York. Adesina shared the stage with Nancy Pfund, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners, a venture capital firm; and Wanjira Mathai, Director, Partnerships for Women's Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER), at the Wangari Maathai Institute. The discussion was moderated by Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the Overseas Public Investment Corporation.

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