President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded former minister of agriculture Akinwumi Adesina who is now the President of the African Development Bank, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.
World Food Prize - We're Proud of You, Buhari Tells AfDB President, Adesina
Premium Times, 19 October 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Read more »
Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank.
Nigeria Is Proud of You, Buhari Tells AfDB President, Adesina
Guardian, 20 October 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Read more »
"Betting On Africa to Feed the World" - Adesina, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, to Deliver Norman Borlaug Lecture On World Food Day
African Development Bank, 13 October 2017
The African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16-20, 2017 in… Read more »
AfDB - Africa Expends $35bn Annually On Food Imports
This Day, 20 October 2017
The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has stated that Africa spends $35 billion annually on food imports. Read more »
AfDB Urges Global Support for Young African Farmers
New Dawn, 19 October 2017
The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa's young farmers and "agripreneurs", highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent's youth… Read more »
Akinwunmi Adesina, Others Call for Global Action to Save African Crops
Guardian, 19 October 2017
The world's anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected… Read more »
World Food Day - Make Agric Attractive to Youth, AfDB Urges African Leaders
This Day, 19 October 2017
As the world marked the 2017 World Food Day, the African Development Bank has highlighted how Africa's food security depends on attracting young people to agriculture and… Read more »
AfDB to Invest $24 Billion in Agriculture in 10 Years - Adesina
The African Development Bank, AfDB, has said it will invest $24 billion in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential and assure food security in Africa. Read more »
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