Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’

Swaziland King Honours Adesina In Traditional Ceremony [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 7, 2019
King Mswati III of Swaziland has honoured President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, during a traditional ceremony. Adesina, Nigeria’s former Agriculture Minister, is seeking a re-election to continue the work that he has started at the AfDB that saw him winning the $250,000 World Food Prize in 2017 for his role in expanding […]

Dangote set to be world’s largest exporter of rice – Adesina

by Breaking Timeson April 18, 2017
The President, African De­velopment Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has asserted that Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Adesina said this at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco at the weekend. He urged Africa to focus on agriculture to drive growth and employment […]

Audu Ogbeh thanks Dr. Akinwumi Adesina For Laying Solid Foundation in Agriculture

by Breaking Timeson November 29, 2015
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has thanked the immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for laying a very solid foundation in the agricultural sector. The Minister disclosed this when he received a delegation of the African Development Bank (AfDB) led by the institution’s Vice President in charge of […]