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AFDB to invest $24b in Agriculture in Africa.

The President of the African Development Bank (AFDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, at the 50th anniversary celebration of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan on Monday, said AFDB would invest $24 billion in Agriculture in Africa in the next 10 years. more

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), wins the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has won the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Through his roles over the past two decades with the Rockefeller Foundation, at the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and as Minister of Agriculture of Nigeria, Dr. Adesina has been at the forefront of galvanizing political will to transform African agriculture through initiatives to: expand agricultural production, thwart corruption in the Nigerian fertilizer industry and exponentially increase the availability of credit for smallholder farmers across the African continent. more

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