AfDB Group Annual Meetings 2016 : Message from Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President

Publisher:
AfDB
Publication Date:
25 May 2016
Tags:
Africa, Zambia, Children and Youth, Climate, Economy, Business and Finance, Energy

"Africa must think big, act big and deliver big. We must never show low ambitions for Africa," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina said on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the formal opening of the Annual Meetings of the Bank Group in Zambia on the theme "Energy and climate Change".

Addressing a huge gathering of heads of state, ministers, business corporates, civil society and the media in Lusaka, Adesina said that the Bank has raised its level of aspiration for Africa through its High 5 development priorities.

According to Adesina, these priorities - Light up and Power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa - have received overwhelming support from the intuition's stakeholders across the Board.


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