Akinwumi Adesina

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Akinwumi Adesina stated : “That will allow private sector food and agribusiness companies to reduce the number of losses they have, create a more competitive value chain, transform the rural areas from the zones of misery to the zone of economic prosperity and increase the number of resources the state has,” External link

punchng Monday, November 22, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

rappler Monday, November 22, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We are processing, adding value and lots of hundreds of thousands of jobs because of that,” “With this programme of hundreds of US dollars, we will help develop consolidated infrastructure in rural areas. That will allow private sector food and agribusiness companies to reduce the amount of losses they have, create a more competitive value chain, transform the rural areas from the zones of misery to the zone of economic prosperity and increase the amount of resources the state has,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, November 22, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 22, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

trust Monday, November 22, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Não nos podemos deixar levar; não estamos a ganhar a luta contra a fome global” External link

jornalf8 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : "Estou neste ramo há muitos anos, e nunca estive tão apaixonado e tão convencido de que atingir a fome zero em África está mesmo ao nosso alcance" External link

cmjornal Wednesday, November 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina announced : "Africa loses seven to 15 billion dollars a year due to climate change, which could rise to 50 billion dollars a year by 2040. The continent will need 336 billion dollars to adapt to climate change, and this does not include several billion dollars needed to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. Africa simply cannot breathe" External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “That is the irony of Nigeria; it imports what it has in abundance and leaves its own resources untapped,” External link

punchng Saturday, October 30, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Communication for development and good governance requires innovation, creativity, and an astute understanding of the felt needs and grievances of citizens. Development and policy communication via social media also requires restraint and proactive responses, in order to avoid a firefighting approach,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, October 29, 2021 10:46:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Today, no business can survive in Nigeria without generators,” External link

channelstv Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Today, no business can survive in Nigeria without generators. Consequently, the abnormal has become normal,” External link

punchng Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “The task, responsibility, and challenge of feeding Nigeria rests on your shoulders. You will receive maximum support from me, and the African Development Bank for the responsibility that President Buhari has given you. You will not be alone” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Friday, October 15, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “She brings strong management skills, ability to get results and adeptness in overseeing the Bank’s financial assets and portfolios,” “In her new substantive role as Senior Vice President, she will give even greater drive to our collective efforts to boost the operational and financial strengths of the African Development Bank Group” External link

iol Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria should rapidly modernise and transform its ports. Ports are not there for revenue generation. They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina says ( about Paul-Marie Mpouele ) : "Chinese firms provide technology, managerial expertise, cash, and other resources to African countries," External link

beijingreview-en Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria should rapidly modernise and transform its ports. Ports are not there for revenue generation. They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Monday, October 11, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria must decisively tackle its debt challenges. The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73%,” “Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, October 11, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Existem grandes oportunidades para construir os longos laços históricos, linguísticos e culturais entre esses países, e com Brasil e Portugal, para formar parcerias (…) que possam acelerar o crescimento económico, impulsionar o desenvolvimento do setor privado e assegurar uma transformação (…) mais rápida” External link

observador Friday, October 8, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Precisamos de usar alguns dos DES para comprar alguma desta dívida comercial, mas também temos de encorajar o sector privado a participar no Enquadramento Comum [para o tratamento da dívida além da Iniciativa para a Suspensão do Serviço da Dívida (DSSI)]” External link

angola24horas Monday, May 31, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need you as partners in public relations and the media to help curate and disseminate these success stories. Success stories of Africa’s progress on its path towards the actualisation of the Africa we want, as set out in the Agenda 2063 of the African Union! Your role is critical to ensure that people are inspired by gains being made on Africa’s journey to prosperity” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need you as partners in public relations and the media to help curate and disseminate these success stories. Success stories of Africa’s progress on its path towards the actualisation of the Africa we want, as set out in the Agenda 2063 of the African Union! Your role is critical to ensure that people are inspired by gains being made on Africa’s journey to prosperity” External link

leadership Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “University education is the most critical thing that any society should do, and when it comes to Africa, you find that not more than 9% of our population has access to tertiary education,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Firstly, we need to ensure that our labour market is re-skilled. Secondly, we need to ensure that we are giving people technical and vocational skills as well as lifelong learning, because labour markets keep changing,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 25, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Precisamos de usar alguns dos DES para comprar alguma desta dívida comercial, mas também temos de encorajar o sector privado a participar no Enquadramento Comum [para o tratamento da dívida além da Iniciativa para a Suspensão do Serviço da Dívida (DSSI)]” External link

mercado Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dit ( about Malcom Cottom ) : "Je l'ai assuré du soutien sans faille de la BAD derrière le Tchad parce que le Tchad est un ami de la banque et la banque est un ami très proche du Tchad" External link

al-wihda Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The new partnership agreement between our two institutions will pave the way for us to do more together, especially in supporting the growth of Africa’s private sector. The impact of Covid-19 on government resources is huge and we need to mobilise more private resources to help African countries build back stronger,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The new partnership agreement between our two institutions will pave the way for us to do more together, especially in supporting the growth of Africa’s private sector. The impact of Covid-19 on government resources is huge and we need to mobilise more private resources to help African countries build back stronger,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina told : "The board of the ADB approved wiping out 355 million euros," External link

rfi-en Monday, May 17, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “without a resolution of Africa’s $700 billion external debt,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa’s economic recovery will be like running up a steep hill with a backpack full of sand” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is clear that if this is not done, when the debt payments become due from 2023/2024 with bunching of payments, many countries will not be able to meet their obligations, which could trigger massive and widespread credit downgrades across Africa,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "You have seen a global alliance, a global partnership that has come together under very strong leadership from Africa. ... We must Feed Africa. We don't have an option. We have a moral obligation and responsibility," External link

haberler-en Friday, April 30, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Let us now create today, a stronger partnership: a partnership for greater scale; a partnership to take technologies and innovations to hundreds of millions of farmers" External link

haberler-en Friday, April 30, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Just like the lion walks the Savanna lands of Africa, assured of its place and confident in its capacity; so must Africa arise, confidently overcoming all obstacles surging forward through investments" External link

allafrica Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “África precisa de alívio da dívida, reestruturação da dívida e sustentabilidade da dívida” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Africa is a huge market offering incredible opportunities. The recovery pathway offers enormous opportunities. Recovery must be green and build climate resilience. Recovery must boost green investments," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The private sector, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, is critical in mitigating climate change and implementing adaptation methods. This calls for innovative approaches to attract and steer financial flows toward low carbon and climate-resilient development," "A greener Africa must also focus on the circular economy, in which waste can be recycled and turned into wealth," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina afirmou : “Temos de combater os fluxos ilícitos de capital, e temos programas contra isso” External link

jornalf8 Friday, April 23, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "Our share of financing devoted to climate rose from 9% in 2016 to 35% in 2019 and we will reach 40% in 2021," External link

yenisafak-en Friday, April 23, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The greater wealth of Africa, and of course Nigeria, will come from the youth. I know there are several misconceptions about the youth. I don't understand why, because I was once a youth myself. " External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina stated : “The youth do not need handouts. The youth need investment,” External link

saharareporters Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Governments across the world must invest in grey matter infrastructure; the infrastructure that helps brains grow from nutrition; the infrastructure that builds the healthy and productive workforce of the future,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:00:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We should take this opportunity and turn it around to produce our own vaccines. To achieve public health security, African countries should aspire to boldly produce their own vaccines and drugs,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “With our partners, we intend to mobilise $25 billion in financing for the success of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme. It is time for developed countries to meet their promise of providing $100 billion annually for climate finance. And a greater share of this should go to climate adaptation. So far, more than $20 trillion have gone into COVID-19 stimulus packages in developed countries. The International Monetary Fund’s plan to issue $650 billion of new Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to boost global reserves and liquidity will be enormously helpful to support green growth and climate financing for economic recovery. I applaud the leadership of the US government and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, especially, on this big push” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "will build on what is working" External link

trust Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Não nos podemos deixar levar; não estamos a ganhar a luta contra a fome global” External link

jornalf8 Monday, April 5, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina afirmou ( about Malcom Cottom ) : “Hoje é um dia histórico para o BAD e para África” External link

observador Friday, April 2, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

thenewsnigeria Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : ''This would allow countries to have “endogenous” fiscal and monetary policies to ensure that they deal with “the cause of the illness…and not always the symptoms,'' External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate— not unless things change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Yes, we have solidarity, globally. But we’ve got to go beyond that towards vaccine justice and vaccine equity,” External link

mg Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "We need global solidarity and vaccine justice for Africa," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Investing in quality healthcare infrastructure is so important. We are going to be investing in this . . . and the private sector has to play a big role,” External link

namibian Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "We need global solidarity and vaccine justice for Africa," External link

nampa Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:15:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Africa Press ) : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate— not unless things change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Africa Press ) : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Kwanza napenda kumpongeza Rais John Magufuli kwa kuchaguliwa tena. Kuchaguliwa huko kuwa Rais tena wa Tanzania ni fursa nzuri ya kuendelea kujenga Tanzania yenye mafanikio makubwa,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema ( about Rais Magufuli ) : “Labda niwatahadharishe jambo, Rais Magufuli ni mtendaji. Sasa hivi ukizungumzia suala la miradi haipunguki kwake, ni mtu mwenye kasi, humaliza miradi hii na kuanza mingine,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Ebu fikiria kuhusu hili, mwaka jana Tanzania imekuwa nchi ya uchumi wa kipato cha kati, miaka mitano kabla ya malengo ya kufika huko. Huu ndio uongozi,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Pamoja na ukuaji wa asilimia 17.4 katika sekta ya ujenzi; asilimia 8.8 katika sekta ya uchukuzi; na asilimia 6.7 katika sekta ya kilimo, Tanzania imekuwa ikifanya maboresho ya kibiashara na kanuni na sheria zake na kuleta matunda thabiti katika miaka kadhaa iliyopita hatua inayostahili pongezi,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don't work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let's vaccinate the world against hunger," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

wcfcourier Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

680news Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Japan continues to add great value to the overall replenishment cycles of the African Development Fund,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "There is light at the end of the tunnel - it just happens to be a very long tunnel. I am very positive that African economies will bounce back over the next two years, but the speed of recovery will depend on ensuring that Africa gets enough vaccines for its population," "The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "While developed countries have been spending trillions of dollars for fiscal stimulus, Africa does not have such resources. The payment for vaccines is already adding to the already high debt burden" External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “There is light at the end of the tunnel – it just happens to be a very long tunnel. I am very positive that African economies will bounce back over the next two years, but the speed of recovery will depend on ensuring that Africa gets enough vaccines for its population,” “The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : “While developed countries have been spending trillions of dollars for fiscal stimulus, Africa does not have such resources. The payment for vaccines is already adding to the already high debt burden” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about The UK ) : “The fundamentals in those phenomenal growth rates in Africa are still there. Africa still leads in terms of ease of doing business, and the digital explosion that you see in Africa today,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, February 5, 2021 3:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The AAA rating by S&P Global Ratings affirms our prudent financial and risk management at the African Development Bank, and our strong governance systems. We have been able to maintain our high standards despite the tremendous challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the steadfast and extraordinary support of our shareholders. The Bank remains committed to providing African countries with needed financing support to recover from the health crisis and to strongly grow back their economies, while managing our risk and capital requirements” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:01:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is crucial to ensure that the tax base expands. Given that over 60 percent of Nigerians are in the informal sector, priority should be to support measures to move a large part of this from informal to formal sectors. Making tax codes simpler and reducing administrative burdens and formalities are important to move from informality to formality. Doing so will allow people to be able to better assess their tax obligations,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The AAA rating by S&P Global Ratings affirms our prudent financial and risk management at the African Development Bank, and our strong governance systems. We have been able to maintain our high standards despite the tremendous challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the steadfast and extraordinary support of our shareholders. The Bank remains committed to providing African countries with needed financing support to recover from the health crisis and to strongly grow back their economies, while managing our risk and capital requirements” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about The UK ) : “The fundamentals in those phenomenal growth rates in Africa are still there. Africa still leads in terms of ease of doing business, and the digital explosion that you see in Africa today,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, January 25, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As countries’ currencies devalued and external reserves plummeted, in the face of declined economic activity, many African countries face ,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “But building back will require a lot more resources. Taxes form a significant part of government revenue,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Debt-to-GDP, which has been stable at 60 per cent, has risen to 70 to 75 per cent of GDP. The bulk of the debt has been for private bond issuances on the global capital markets — Eurobonds. As countries’ currencies devalued and external reserves plummeted, in the face of declined economic activity, many African countries face risks of debt distress” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 22, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is crucial to ensure that the tax base expands. Given that over 60 per cent of Nigerians are in the informal sector, priority should be to support measures to move a large part of this from informal to formal sectors. Making tax codes simpler and reducing administrative burdens and formalities are important to move from informality to formality. Doing so will allow people to be able to better assess their tax obligations,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 22, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall," External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall," External link

france24-en Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina souligné ( about la France ) : «En termes de sécurité et de viabilité, la France est très impliquée dans cette région. Nous devons renforcer cette initiative au bénéfice des onze pays concernés.» External link

sudonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall. Without the Great Green Wall, the Sahel region as we know it may disappear” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Lake Turkana ) : “The Bank has been at the forefront of transformative renewable energy projects in Africa, including large-scale concentrated solar projects in Morocco one of the largest in the world and the Lake Turkana wind power project, the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “When we light up and power Africa based on an energy mix aligned to a low carbon transition and prioritizing renewable energy sources we will achieve a more economically prosperous Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

leadership Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Lake Turkana ) : “The Bank has been at the forefront of transformative renewable energy projects in Africa, including large-scale concentrated solar projects in Morocco – one of the largest in the world – and the Lake Turkana wind power project, the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “When we light up and power Africa – based on an energy mix aligned to a low carbon transition and prioritizing renewable energy sources – we will achieve a more economically prosperous Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environmenta wall for the planet,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environmenta wall for the planet,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:04:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The Great Green Wall is part of Africa's environmental defense system, a shield against an onslaught of desertification and degradation," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not a wall that pulls people apart. A wall that insulates, not a wall that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence, a wall for the environment — a wall for the planet," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "If there is no access to energy, the Great Green Wall will be no more than trees waiting to be turned into charcoal," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, January 11, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 11, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “My defense ran into 250 pages, and not a single line was faulted or questioned. The law says that report of the Ethics Committee should be transmitted to the Chairman of Governors of the bank. It was done, and the governors upheld the recommendations. That was the end of the matter, according to the rules. It was only if I was culpable that a fresh investigation could be launched. I was exonerated, and any other investigation would amount to bending the rules of the bank, to arrive at a predetermined conclusion,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, December 26, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilise resources to deal with this," External link

allafrica Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Simon Mizrahi ) : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “during my second term as President of the African Development Bank, I have prioritized knowledge, financial and investment partnerships. Gauthier will support my vision and drive to build stronger strategic partnerships with multilateral development banks, international financial institutions, and with non-regional shareholders of the Bank. He is a highly respected professional, with a solid track record in negotiations and partnerships” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “during my second term as President of the African Development Bank, I have prioritized knowledge, financial and investment partnerships. Gauthier will support my vision and drive to build stronger strategic partnerships with multilateral development banks, international financial institutions, and with non-regional shareholders of the Bank. He is a highly respected professional, with a solid track record in negotiations and partnerships” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa and the rest of the world will overcome this pandemic against all odds,” External link

leadership Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am greatly honored to be selected to receive the Distinguished Fellowship of the West African Academy of Public Health together with Dr Tedros, Winnnie Byanyima and Leith Greenslade! Africa and the rest of the world will overcome this pandemic against all odds” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilise resources to deal with this,” External link

independent-UG Monday, December 14, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, December 11, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “These are very extraordinary timeswe will need to have audacious leadership, we will need to have audacious partnerships, and we will need to have audacious financing systems,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 11, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “These are very extraordinary times…we will need to have audacious leadership, we will need to have audacious partnerships, and we will need to have audacious financing systems,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As RDBs I think that we are very special… I’d like to explore ways where we learn from each other and to develop cross-regional partnerships on shared solutions to things that we see,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “especially in pharmaceuticals and healthcare infrastructure…I look forward to ways in which we can leverage resources, in particularly attracting private sector investment,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As Honorary Fellows, we promise to continue to be beacons of hope, carrying with dignity, the green and gold emblems of the CIBN,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina stated : “It is time to revamp FARA and the ecosystems of research and development at the regional levels…African agricultural systems must become modern, integrated and well supported to achieve production and processing of food and agricultural products and farming inputs at scale.The AfDB will strongly support FARA, farmers’ organisations and the private sector to expand and sustain the success stories of Africa’s agriculture” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculturehow does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areasthat will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculturehow does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areasthat will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by COVID-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots...The name of the game is scale,” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Even if you earn money, even if you have a good rate of return, then you’re gonna pay people an annuity for the rest of their lives. And guess what? They are in places without water, without sanitation. … That is a miserable retirement,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The extraordinary support of the bank's shareholders boosts our capacity to finance African countries. We will continue to manage risks and capital requirements adequately to help African countries to build their economies back better and faster, while assuring economic, health and climate resilience," External link

news24 Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, November 14, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

AsiaOne Friday, November 13, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 23, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 23, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 23, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : “We must now turn the rural areas from zones of economic misery to zones of economic prosperity. This requires a total transformation of the agriculture sector. At the core of this must be rapid agricultural industrialization. We must not just focus on primary production but on the development of agricultural value chains,” “That way, Africa will turn from being at the bottom to the top of global value chains” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina affirmé ( about Yacine Fal ) : “Yacine est une gestionnaire très compétente. Elle apporte à son nouveau poste une solide connaissance et une expérience approfondie des questions juridiques, de la passation des marchés, des ressources humaines, des processus, des systèmes et des opérations de la Banque. Je suis ravi de voir Yacine diriger un Cabinet du Président restructuré qui soutiendra pleinement la réalisation de ma vision et de mon mandat en vue de renforcer ia Banque et d’accélérer le développement de l'Afrique” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “With this financing package, we are reaffirming our strong commitment to a coordinated African response in the face of COVID-19” External link

thereporterethiopia Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “AfDB’s African Economic Outlook 2018 indicates that the continent’s infrastructure requirements amount to US $130-170 billion a year.To address these challenges, the African Development Bank is championing the Africa Investment Forum as a platform to actively engage the private sector and to facilitate projects that have the capacity to transform the continent. AIF is designed to enhance private-sector cooperation and drive investment in sectors of strategic interest within Africa” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “This is not a talk shop. There will be no political speeches. The AIF provides an open platform to organise efforts among multilateral institutions, governments and private sector to improve a pipeline of projects capable of transforming the continent” “The AIF will harmonise processes among the Bank and its partners, reduce intermediation costs, improve quality of project information and documentation, and increase action-oriented engagements between African governments and the private sector,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am proud to lead an organization that has consistently been recognized for its commitment to excellence. This award is a great honor for the African Development Bank and especially for its staff for their dedication to exemplary work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Awards like these re-energize our efforts to deliver the highest level of service to the people of Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Technologies toachieve Africa’s green revolution exist but are mostly just sitting on theshelves. The challenge is a lack of supportive policies to ensure that they are scaled up to reach millions of farmers” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Technologies to achieve Africa’s green revolution exist but are mostly just sitting on the shelves. The challenge is a lack of supportive policies to ensure that they are scaled up to reach millions of farmers” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “with this financing package, we are reaffirming our strong commitment to a coordinated African response in the face of COVID-19” External link

waltainfo Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Home is where dreams are born. Home is where nurturing is provided. It is where support is given for the realization of dreams. I am glad to belong here,” “When I came in June, you received me, and I shared my successes, and the difficulties facing me. You listened and said you would stand by me. And you did. You not only stood behind me but also beside me. No greater honour for a man than for his Commander-in-Chief to be his Supporter-in-Chief, and his Defender-in-Chief,” External link

dailypost Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dijo : “La pandemia de COVID-19 ha cambiado todo a nivel mundial. Ha hecho retroceder el crecimiento de África” "Ahora, debemos ayudar a África a reconstruir audazmente, pero con inteligencia, prestando mayor atención al crecimiento de calidad: especialmente en las áreas de salud, clima y medio ambiente" External link

GuineaEquatorialPress-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dijo : “Cuando me eligió por primera vez hace cinco años, tuve una visión. Cinco años después, todavía tengo una visión para aprovechar nuestros logros colectivos durante los próximos cinco años. Una visión para construir un Grupo del Banco Africano de Desarrollo mucho más fuerte y resistente con el liderazgo y la capacidad para generar impactos de mayor calidad para la gente de África, sin dejar de ser financieramente fuerte y sostenible” External link

GuineaEquatorialPress-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina déclaré : "Je suis profondément reconnaissant pour la confiance collective placée en moi, la confiance et le soutien fermes de nos actionnaires qui m'ont élu pour un second mandat à la présidence de la Banque" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina déclaré : "Nous nous appuierons sur les solides bases du succès enregistré au cours des cinq dernières années, tout en renforçant davantage l'institution, pour une plus grande efficacité et un plus grand impact" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Benki hii imeendelea kutoa mchango mkubwa kwa ukanda wa SADC. Kiwango cha uwekezaji wa benki hii kwa ukanda wa SADC kimefikia dola bilioni 13, kwa upande wa nishati, benki hii imewekeza dola bilioni 5 kwa Shirika la Umeme la Afrika Kusini (ESKOM) ambalo pia linasambaza umeme katika ukanda wa SADC, lakini benki hii pia imeisaidia Mauritius dola milioni 114 kwa ajili ya mradi wa umeme wa St. Louis ambao unawapatia asilimia 36 ya wananchi huduma ya umeme,” External link

habarileo Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina amesema : “Tunapambana kufungua fursa zilizopo Afrika. Maisha yangu yatakuwa na maana endapo nita-fanikiwa kuwainua wengi kutoka kwenye lindi la ufukara,” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina amesema : “Tunapaswa kupunguza tofauti ya kipato kati ya wenye nacho na wasionacho. Kila mmoja anapaswa kuwa na kipato kukidhi mahitaji yake sio wachache peke yao. Leo hii masikini amekwama, anaku-la mabaki kama si makombo ya matajiri. Kukosekana kwa usawa husababisha migogoro, sehe-mu yenye njaa haiwezi kuwa na amani” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
président79.22%FR11/22/201722/11/2017
président de la bad0.97%FR10/21/201721/10/2017
président de la banque africaine de développement1.62%FR10/18/201718/10/2017
president of african development bank1.30%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
president12.99%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
former nigerian minister of agriculture0.32%EN01/21/201721/01/2017
minister of industry trade and investment0.32%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
african development bank president2.27%EN06/21/201621/06/2016
chief executive officer0.32%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
minister of agriculture0.32%EN08/30/201430/08/2014
adviser0.32%EN08/18/201418/08/2014
Names Lang Count
Akinwumi AdesinaFR53.97%
Akinwumi AdesinaEN44.39%
Akinwumi AdesinaPT1.27%
AKinwumi AdesinaFR0.22%
Akinwumi AdesinaSA0.07%
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Yacine Fal said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “I am greatly honored by the confidence reposed in me by President Adesina to support him in ensuring the successful implementation of his bold vision for the Bank and the continent. I look forward to leading teams in the President’s Cabinet Office to provide managerial, administrative and operational bandwidth and to assure the success of the President’s vision and mandate following his historic re-election with 100% vote of the Bank’s shareholders” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Yacine Fal déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “Je suis très honorée de la confiance que le Président Adesina m'a accordée pour le soutenir dans la mise en œuvre efficace de sa vision audacieuse pour la Banque et le continent. J'envisage avec enthousiasme de diriger les équipes du Cabinet du Président pour mettre en place un dispositif managérial, administratif et opérationnel efficace et assurer le succès de la vision et du mandat du Président après sa réélection historique, avec 100% des suffrages des actionnaires de la Banque” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Yacine Fal said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “I am greatly honored by the confidence reposed in me by President Adesina to support him in ensuring the successful implementation of his bold vision for the Bank and the continent. I look forward to leading teams in the President’s Cabinet Office to provide managerial, administrative and operational bandwidth and to assure the success of the President’s vision and mandate following his historic re-election with 100% vote of the Bank’s shareholders” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Muhammadu Buhari déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : "J'ai fait la même chose pour qu'Akinwumi Adesina devienne président de la Banque africaine de développement. Vous avez tous les deux servi le pays sous l'égide du Parti démocratique du peuple. Vous êtes tous deux hautement qualifiés. Nous continuerons à vous soutenir" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Kagame said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “Dr. Adesina, you have our full support as you continue to lead the Bank through this COVID -19 period, marked by turmoil but also the prospect of new opportunities for our continent,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Niale Kaba déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : "Je suis ravi que le conseil des gouverneurs ait réélu M. Adesina pour un second mandat à la présidence du groupe de la Banque, en tant qu'actionnaires, nous soutenons fermement la Banque et apporterons à M. Adesina tout le soutien nécessaire pour poursuivre et mettre en oeuvre sa vision convaincante pour la Banque au cours des cinq prochaines années" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

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Akinwumi Adesina stated : “That will allow private sector food and agribusiness companies to reduce the number of losses they have, create a more competitive value chain, transform the rural areas from the zones of misery to the zone of economic prosperity and increase the number of resources the state has,” External link

punchng Monday, November 22, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

rappler Monday, November 22, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We are processing, adding value and lots of hundreds of thousands of jobs because of that,” “With this programme of hundreds of US dollars, we will help develop consolidated infrastructure in rural areas. That will allow private sector food and agribusiness companies to reduce the amount of losses they have, create a more competitive value chain, transform the rural areas from the zones of misery to the zone of economic prosperity and increase the amount of resources the state has,” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, November 22, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

news-yahoo Monday, November 22, 2021 9:54:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The pandemic has actually made things worse. Those numbers will go up," External link

trust Monday, November 22, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Não nos podemos deixar levar; não estamos a ganhar a luta contra a fome global” External link

jornalf8 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:25:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 11:44:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina urged : “The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73 percent. Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

leadership Monday, November 8, 2021 7:38:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : "Estou neste ramo há muitos anos, e nunca estive tão apaixonado e tão convencido de que atingir a fome zero em África está mesmo ao nosso alcance" External link

cmjornal Wednesday, November 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina announced : "Africa loses seven to 15 billion dollars a year due to climate change, which could rise to 50 billion dollars a year by 2040. The continent will need 336 billion dollars to adapt to climate change, and this does not include several billion dollars needed to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. Africa simply cannot breathe" External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “That is the irony of Nigeria; it imports what it has in abundance and leaves its own resources untapped,” External link

punchng Saturday, October 30, 2021 3:31:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Communication for development and good governance requires innovation, creativity, and an astute understanding of the felt needs and grievances of citizens. Development and policy communication via social media also requires restraint and proactive responses, in order to avoid a firefighting approach,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, October 29, 2021 10:46:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Today, no business can survive in Nigeria without generators,” External link

channelstv Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:03:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Today, no business can survive in Nigeria without generators. Consequently, the abnormal has become normal,” External link

punchng Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “The task, responsibility, and challenge of feeding Nigeria rests on your shoulders. You will receive maximum support from me, and the African Development Bank for the responsibility that President Buhari has given you. You will not be alone” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:27:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Friday, October 15, 2021 12:16:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “She brings strong management skills, ability to get results and adeptness in overseeing the Bank’s financial assets and portfolios,” “In her new substantive role as Senior Vice President, she will give even greater drive to our collective efforts to boost the operational and financial strengths of the African Development Bank Group” External link

iol Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 12, 2021 9:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria should rapidly modernise and transform its ports. Ports are not there for revenue generation. They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina says ( about Paul-Marie Mpouele ) : "Chinese firms provide technology, managerial expertise, cash, and other resources to African countries," External link

beijingreview-en Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria should rapidly modernise and transform its ports. Ports are not there for revenue generation. They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:46:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “They are for facilitating business and exports, and stimulating industrial manufacturing, and competitiveness of local businesses and exports,” External link

leadership Monday, October 11, 2021 6:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Nigeria must decisively tackle its debt challenges. The debt service to revenue ratio of Nigeria is high at 73%,” “Things will improve as oil prices recover, but the situation has revealed the vulnerability of Nigeria’s economy. To have economic resurgence, we need to fix the structure of the economy and address some fundamentals” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, October 11, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Existem grandes oportunidades para construir os longos laços históricos, linguísticos e culturais entre esses países, e com Brasil e Portugal, para formar parcerias (…) que possam acelerar o crescimento económico, impulsionar o desenvolvimento do setor privado e assegurar uma transformação (…) mais rápida” External link

observador Friday, October 8, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Precisamos de usar alguns dos DES para comprar alguma desta dívida comercial, mas também temos de encorajar o sector privado a participar no Enquadramento Comum [para o tratamento da dívida além da Iniciativa para a Suspensão do Serviço da Dívida (DSSI)]” External link

angola24horas Monday, May 31, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need you as partners in public relations and the media to help curate and disseminate these success stories. Success stories of Africa’s progress on its path towards the actualisation of the Africa we want, as set out in the Agenda 2063 of the African Union! Your role is critical to ensure that people are inspired by gains being made on Africa’s journey to prosperity” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need you as partners in public relations and the media to help curate and disseminate these success stories. Success stories of Africa’s progress on its path towards the actualisation of the Africa we want, as set out in the Agenda 2063 of the African Union! Your role is critical to ensure that people are inspired by gains being made on Africa’s journey to prosperity” External link

leadership Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “University education is the most critical thing that any society should do, and when it comes to Africa, you find that not more than 9% of our population has access to tertiary education,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Firstly, we need to ensure that our labour market is re-skilled. Secondly, we need to ensure that we are giving people technical and vocational skills as well as lifelong learning, because labour markets keep changing,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 25, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Precisamos de usar alguns dos DES para comprar alguma desta dívida comercial, mas também temos de encorajar o sector privado a participar no Enquadramento Comum [para o tratamento da dívida além da Iniciativa para a Suspensão do Serviço da Dívida (DSSI)]” External link

mercado Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dit ( about Malcom Cottom ) : "Je l'ai assuré du soutien sans faille de la BAD derrière le Tchad parce que le Tchad est un ami de la banque et la banque est un ami très proche du Tchad" External link

al-wihda Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The new partnership agreement between our two institutions will pave the way for us to do more together, especially in supporting the growth of Africa’s private sector. The impact of Covid-19 on government resources is huge and we need to mobilise more private resources to help African countries build back stronger,” External link

ahram-EN Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The new partnership agreement between our two institutions will pave the way for us to do more together, especially in supporting the growth of Africa’s private sector. The impact of Covid-19 on government resources is huge and we need to mobilise more private resources to help African countries build back stronger,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina told : "The board of the ADB approved wiping out 355 million euros," External link

rfi-en Monday, May 17, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “without a resolution of Africa’s $700 billion external debt,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa’s economic recovery will be like running up a steep hill with a backpack full of sand” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is clear that if this is not done, when the debt payments become due from 2023/2024 with bunching of payments, many countries will not be able to meet their obligations, which could trigger massive and widespread credit downgrades across Africa,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "You have seen a global alliance, a global partnership that has come together under very strong leadership from Africa. ... We must Feed Africa. We don't have an option. We have a moral obligation and responsibility," External link

haberler-en Friday, April 30, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Let us now create today, a stronger partnership: a partnership for greater scale; a partnership to take technologies and innovations to hundreds of millions of farmers" External link

haberler-en Friday, April 30, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Just like the lion walks the Savanna lands of Africa, assured of its place and confident in its capacity; so must Africa arise, confidently overcoming all obstacles surging forward through investments" External link

allafrica Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “África precisa de alívio da dívida, reestruturação da dívida e sustentabilidade da dívida” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "Africa is a huge market offering incredible opportunities. The recovery pathway offers enormous opportunities. Recovery must be green and build climate resilience. Recovery must boost green investments," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The private sector, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, is critical in mitigating climate change and implementing adaptation methods. This calls for innovative approaches to attract and steer financial flows toward low carbon and climate-resilient development," "A greener Africa must also focus on the circular economy, in which waste can be recycled and turned into wealth," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, April 24, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina afirmou : “Temos de combater os fluxos ilícitos de capital, e temos programas contra isso” External link

jornalf8 Friday, April 23, 2021 5:15:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "Our share of financing devoted to climate rose from 9% in 2016 to 35% in 2019 and we will reach 40% in 2021," External link

yenisafak-en Friday, April 23, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The greater wealth of Africa, and of course Nigeria, will come from the youth. I know there are several misconceptions about the youth. I don't understand why, because I was once a youth myself. " External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina stated : “The youth do not need handouts. The youth need investment,” External link

saharareporters Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:33:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Governments across the world must invest in grey matter infrastructure; the infrastructure that helps brains grow from nutrition; the infrastructure that builds the healthy and productive workforce of the future,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:00:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We should take this opportunity and turn it around to produce our own vaccines. To achieve public health security, African countries should aspire to boldly produce their own vaccines and drugs,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “With our partners, we intend to mobilise $25 billion in financing for the success of the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme. It is time for developed countries to meet their promise of providing $100 billion annually for climate finance. And a greater share of this should go to climate adaptation. So far, more than $20 trillion have gone into COVID-19 stimulus packages in developed countries. The International Monetary Fund’s plan to issue $650 billion of new Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to boost global reserves and liquidity will be enormously helpful to support green growth and climate financing for economic recovery. I applaud the leadership of the US government and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, especially, on this big push” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "will build on what is working" External link

trust Tuesday, April 6, 2021 11:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disse : “Não nos podemos deixar levar; não estamos a ganhar a luta contra a fome global” External link

jornalf8 Monday, April 5, 2021 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina afirmou ( about Malcom Cottom ) : “Hoje é um dia histórico para o BAD e para África” External link

observador Friday, April 2, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

thenewsnigeria Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:03:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : ''This would allow countries to have “endogenous” fiscal and monetary policies to ensure that they deal with “the cause of the illness…and not always the symptoms,'' External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate— not unless things change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Yes, we have solidarity, globally. But we’ve got to go beyond that towards vaccine justice and vaccine equity,” External link

mg Tuesday, March 16, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "We need global solidarity and vaccine justice for Africa," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate not unless things change” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Investing in quality healthcare infrastructure is so important. We are going to be investing in this . . . and the private sector has to play a big role,” External link

namibian Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "We need global solidarity and vaccine justice for Africa," External link

nampa Tuesday, March 16, 2021 3:15:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Africa Press ) : “So far, 14.6 million vaccines have been delivered in Africa, but many people still cannot get shots in their arms. That is only 1% of what we need. We are way off the mark in terms of getting to 60% of herd immunity, and sadly, I do not see that happening for another year or two at this rate— not unless things change” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Africa Press ) : “Africa needs to develop its pharmaceutical industry and begin manufacturing. The African Development Bank is going to support African countries to do this,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 16, 2021 12:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Kwanza napenda kumpongeza Rais John Magufuli kwa kuchaguliwa tena. Kuchaguliwa huko kuwa Rais tena wa Tanzania ni fursa nzuri ya kuendelea kujenga Tanzania yenye mafanikio makubwa,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema ( about Rais Magufuli ) : “Labda niwatahadharishe jambo, Rais Magufuli ni mtendaji. Sasa hivi ukizungumzia suala la miradi haipunguki kwake, ni mtu mwenye kasi, humaliza miradi hii na kuanza mingine,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Ebu fikiria kuhusu hili, mwaka jana Tanzania imekuwa nchi ya uchumi wa kipato cha kati, miaka mitano kabla ya malengo ya kufika huko. Huu ndio uongozi,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Pamoja na ukuaji wa asilimia 17.4 katika sekta ya ujenzi; asilimia 8.8 katika sekta ya uchukuzi; na asilimia 6.7 katika sekta ya kilimo, Tanzania imekuwa ikifanya maboresho ya kibiashara na kanuni na sheria zake na kuleta matunda thabiti katika miaka kadhaa iliyopita hatua inayostahili pongezi,” External link

habarileo Monday, March 1, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don't work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let's vaccinate the world against hunger," External link

startribune Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:09:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

wacotrib Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:50:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

wcfcourier Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19. Without food, medicines don’t work. Food and nutrition are the vaccines against hunger. Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger,” External link

680news Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina disclosed : “Towards A New Nigeria: From Federal Fatherism To A Commonwealth” External link

dailypost Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Japan continues to add great value to the overall replenishment cycles of the African Development Fund,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "There is light at the end of the tunnel - it just happens to be a very long tunnel. I am very positive that African economies will bounce back over the next two years, but the speed of recovery will depend on ensuring that Africa gets enough vaccines for its population," "The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "While developed countries have been spending trillions of dollars for fiscal stimulus, Africa does not have such resources. The payment for vaccines is already adding to the already high debt burden" External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “There is light at the end of the tunnel – it just happens to be a very long tunnel. I am very positive that African economies will bounce back over the next two years, but the speed of recovery will depend on ensuring that Africa gets enough vaccines for its population,” “The world must not short-change Africa on access to vaccines,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : “While developed countries have been spending trillions of dollars for fiscal stimulus, Africa does not have such resources. The payment for vaccines is already adding to the already high debt burden” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about The UK ) : “The fundamentals in those phenomenal growth rates in Africa are still there. Africa still leads in terms of ease of doing business, and the digital explosion that you see in Africa today,” External link

euractiv-en Friday, February 5, 2021 3:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The AAA rating by S&P Global Ratings affirms our prudent financial and risk management at the African Development Bank, and our strong governance systems. We have been able to maintain our high standards despite the tremendous challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the steadfast and extraordinary support of our shareholders. The Bank remains committed to providing African countries with needed financing support to recover from the health crisis and to strongly grow back their economies, while managing our risk and capital requirements” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:01:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is crucial to ensure that the tax base expands. Given that over 60 percent of Nigerians are in the informal sector, priority should be to support measures to move a large part of this from informal to formal sectors. Making tax codes simpler and reducing administrative burdens and formalities are important to move from informality to formality. Doing so will allow people to be able to better assess their tax obligations,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The AAA rating by S&P Global Ratings affirms our prudent financial and risk management at the African Development Bank, and our strong governance systems. We have been able to maintain our high standards despite the tremendous challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the steadfast and extraordinary support of our shareholders. The Bank remains committed to providing African countries with needed financing support to recover from the health crisis and to strongly grow back their economies, while managing our risk and capital requirements” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about The UK ) : “The fundamentals in those phenomenal growth rates in Africa are still there. Africa still leads in terms of ease of doing business, and the digital explosion that you see in Africa today,” External link

eurasiareview Monday, January 25, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As countries’ currencies devalued and external reserves plummeted, in the face of declined economic activity, many African countries face ,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “But building back will require a lot more resources. Taxes form a significant part of government revenue,” External link

ChimpsReport Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Debt-to-GDP, which has been stable at 60 per cent, has risen to 70 to 75 per cent of GDP. The bulk of the debt has been for private bond issuances on the global capital markets — Eurobonds. As countries’ currencies devalued and external reserves plummeted, in the face of declined economic activity, many African countries face risks of debt distress” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 22, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It is crucial to ensure that the tax base expands. Given that over 60 per cent of Nigerians are in the informal sector, priority should be to support measures to move a large part of this from informal to formal sectors. Making tax codes simpler and reducing administrative burdens and formalities are important to move from informality to formality. Doing so will allow people to be able to better assess their tax obligations,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, January 22, 2021 7:39:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall," External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : "The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall," External link

france24-en Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina souligné ( about la France ) : «En termes de sécurité et de viabilité, la France est très impliquée dans cette région. Nous devons renforcer cette initiative au bénéfice des onze pays concernés.» External link

sudonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The future of the Sahel region depends on the Great Green Wall. Without the Great Green Wall, the Sahel region as we know it may disappear” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Lake Turkana ) : “The Bank has been at the forefront of transformative renewable energy projects in Africa, including large-scale concentrated solar projects in Morocco one of the largest in the world and the Lake Turkana wind power project, the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “When we light up and power Africa based on an energy mix aligned to a low carbon transition and prioritizing renewable energy sources we will achieve a more economically prosperous Africa,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

leadership Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Lake Turkana ) : “The Bank has been at the forefront of transformative renewable energy projects in Africa, including large-scale concentrated solar projects in Morocco – one of the largest in the world – and the Lake Turkana wind power project, the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “When we light up and power Africa – based on an energy mix aligned to a low carbon transition and prioritizing renewable energy sources – we will achieve a more economically prosperous Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:00:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environmenta wall for the planet,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environmenta wall for the planet,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:04:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The Great Green Wall is part of Africa's environmental defense system, a shield against an onslaught of desertification and degradation," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not a wall that pulls people apart. A wall that insulates, not a wall that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence, a wall for the environment — a wall for the planet," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "If there is no access to energy, the Great Green Wall will be no more than trees waiting to be turned into charcoal," External link

deutschewelle-en Monday, January 11, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, January 11, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The Great Green Wall is a wall worth building. A wall that brings people together, not one that pulls them apart. A wall that insulates, not one that isolates. A wall that protects our collective existence. A wall for the environment—a wall for the planet,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, January 11, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “My defense ran into 250 pages, and not a single line was faulted or questioned. The law says that report of the Ethics Committee should be transmitted to the Chairman of Governors of the bank. It was done, and the governors upheld the recommendations. That was the end of the matter, according to the rules. It was only if I was culpable that a fresh investigation could be launched. I was exonerated, and any other investigation would amount to bending the rules of the bank, to arrive at a predetermined conclusion,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, December 26, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilise resources to deal with this," External link

allafrica Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said ( about Simon Mizrahi ) : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am pleased that Simon has stepped into this role to provide strong leadership and support for the Department until a substantive Director is appointed. He is known for delivering results and building effective partnerships and networks to effectively communicate and advance the work of the Bank” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “during my second term as President of the African Development Bank, I have prioritized knowledge, financial and investment partnerships. Gauthier will support my vision and drive to build stronger strategic partnerships with multilateral development banks, international financial institutions, and with non-regional shareholders of the Bank. He is a highly respected professional, with a solid track record in negotiations and partnerships” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “during my second term as President of the African Development Bank, I have prioritized knowledge, financial and investment partnerships. Gauthier will support my vision and drive to build stronger strategic partnerships with multilateral development banks, international financial institutions, and with non-regional shareholders of the Bank. He is a highly respected professional, with a solid track record in negotiations and partnerships” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Africa and the rest of the world will overcome this pandemic against all odds,” External link

leadership Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am greatly honored to be selected to receive the Distinguished Fellowship of the West African Academy of Public Health together with Dr Tedros, Winnnie Byanyima and Leith Greenslade! Africa and the rest of the world will overcome this pandemic against all odds” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, December 14, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilise resources to deal with this,” External link

independent-UG Monday, December 14, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, December 11, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “These are very extraordinary timeswe will need to have audacious leadership, we will need to have audacious partnerships, and we will need to have audacious financing systems,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 11, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “These are very extraordinary times…we will need to have audacious leadership, we will need to have audacious partnerships, and we will need to have audacious financing systems,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, December 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The speed and quality of recovery will depend on how much we are able to mobilize resources to deal with this,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As RDBs I think that we are very special… I’d like to explore ways where we learn from each other and to develop cross-regional partnerships on shared solutions to things that we see,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “especially in pharmaceuticals and healthcare infrastructure…I look forward to ways in which we can leverage resources, in particularly attracting private sector investment,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “As Honorary Fellows, we promise to continue to be beacons of hope, carrying with dignity, the green and gold emblems of the CIBN,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina stated : “It is time to revamp FARA and the ecosystems of research and development at the regional levels…African agricultural systems must become modern, integrated and well supported to achieve production and processing of food and agricultural products and farming inputs at scale.The AfDB will strongly support FARA, farmers’ organisations and the private sector to expand and sustain the success stories of Africa’s agriculture” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, November 26, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “The role of civil society in monitoring interventions is crucial and important to ensure they are effectively deployed to reach the poor and vulnerable, who are most affected,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

thenewsnigeria Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculturehow does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areasthat will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, November 17, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculturehow does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areasthat will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, November 17, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by COVID-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots...The name of the game is scale,” External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by Covid-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina asked : “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Even if you earn money, even if you have a good rate of return, then you’re gonna pay people an annuity for the rest of their lives. And guess what? They are in places without water, without sanitation. … That is a miserable retirement,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, November 16, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : "The extraordinary support of the bank's shareholders boosts our capacity to finance African countries. We will continue to manage risks and capital requirements adequately to help African countries to build their economies back better and faster, while assuring economic, health and climate resilience," External link

news24 Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, November 14, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “How we come out of this pandemic, and the speed of our collective recovery, will depend on our shared collective global responsibility, to join hands to mobilize scientific and financial resources backed by strong political will,” External link

AsiaOne Friday, November 13, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, November 13, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, November 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina declared : “Nothing can dampen our collective resolve to provide better opportunities for all, to create hope for millions of youth, to end extreme poverty and to provide a better, safer and healthier future for all,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Together, let’s do finance in common, let’s have a financing coalition, financing complementarity and financing consolidation,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, October 23, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 23, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

dailytrust Friday, October 23, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

ngrguardiannews Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

guardian-ng Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “It’s time for us to change the paradigm to get the private sector, with incentives, to do a lot of private-public partnerships,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina added : “We must now turn the rural areas from zones of economic misery to zones of economic prosperity. This requires a total transformation of the agriculture sector. At the core of this must be rapid agricultural industrialization. We must not just focus on primary production but on the development of agricultural value chains,” “That way, Africa will turn from being at the bottom to the top of global value chains” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina affirmé ( about Yacine Fal ) : “Yacine est une gestionnaire très compétente. Elle apporte à son nouveau poste une solide connaissance et une expérience approfondie des questions juridiques, de la passation des marchés, des ressources humaines, des processus, des systèmes et des opérations de la Banque. Je suis ravi de voir Yacine diriger un Cabinet du Président restructuré qui soutiendra pleinement la réalisation de ma vision et de mon mandat en vue de renforcer ia Banque et d’accélérer le développement de l'Afrique” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “With this financing package, we are reaffirming our strong commitment to a coordinated African response in the face of COVID-19” External link

thereporterethiopia Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “AfDB’s African Economic Outlook 2018 indicates that the continent’s infrastructure requirements amount to US $130-170 billion a year.To address these challenges, the African Development Bank is championing the Africa Investment Forum as a platform to actively engage the private sector and to facilitate projects that have the capacity to transform the continent. AIF is designed to enhance private-sector cooperation and drive investment in sectors of strategic interest within Africa” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “This is not a talk shop. There will be no political speeches. The AIF provides an open platform to organise efforts among multilateral institutions, governments and private sector to improve a pipeline of projects capable of transforming the continent” “The AIF will harmonise processes among the Bank and its partners, reduce intermediation costs, improve quality of project information and documentation, and increase action-oriented engagements between African governments and the private sector,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, October 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “I am proud to lead an organization that has consistently been recognized for its commitment to excellence. This award is a great honor for the African Development Bank and especially for its staff for their dedication to exemplary work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Awards like these re-energize our efforts to deliver the highest level of service to the people of Africa,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Technologies toachieve Africa’s green revolution exist but are mostly just sitting on theshelves. The challenge is a lack of supportive policies to ensure that they are scaled up to reach millions of farmers” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina noted : “Technologies to achieve Africa’s green revolution exist but are mostly just sitting on the shelves. The challenge is a lack of supportive policies to ensure that they are scaled up to reach millions of farmers” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:53:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “with this financing package, we are reaffirming our strong commitment to a coordinated African response in the face of COVID-19” External link

waltainfo Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina said : “Home is where dreams are born. Home is where nurturing is provided. It is where support is given for the realization of dreams. I am glad to belong here,” “When I came in June, you received me, and I shared my successes, and the difficulties facing me. You listened and said you would stand by me. And you did. You not only stood behind me but also beside me. No greater honour for a man than for his Commander-in-Chief to be his Supporter-in-Chief, and his Defender-in-Chief,” External link

dailypost Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dijo : “La pandemia de COVID-19 ha cambiado todo a nivel mundial. Ha hecho retroceder el crecimiento de África” "Ahora, debemos ayudar a África a reconstruir audazmente, pero con inteligencia, prestando mayor atención al crecimiento de calidad: especialmente en las áreas de salud, clima y medio ambiente" External link

GuineaEquatorialPress-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina dijo : “Cuando me eligió por primera vez hace cinco años, tuve una visión. Cinco años después, todavía tengo una visión para aprovechar nuestros logros colectivos durante los próximos cinco años. Una visión para construir un Grupo del Banco Africano de Desarrollo mucho más fuerte y resistente con el liderazgo y la capacidad para generar impactos de mayor calidad para la gente de África, sin dejar de ser financieramente fuerte y sostenible” External link

GuineaEquatorialPress-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina déclaré : "Je suis profondément reconnaissant pour la confiance collective placée en moi, la confiance et le soutien fermes de nos actionnaires qui m'ont élu pour un second mandat à la présidence de la Banque" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina déclaré : "Nous nous appuierons sur les solides bases du succès enregistré au cours des cinq dernières années, tout en renforçant davantage l'institution, pour une plus grande efficacité et un plus grand impact" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina alisema : “Benki hii imeendelea kutoa mchango mkubwa kwa ukanda wa SADC. Kiwango cha uwekezaji wa benki hii kwa ukanda wa SADC kimefikia dola bilioni 13, kwa upande wa nishati, benki hii imewekeza dola bilioni 5 kwa Shirika la Umeme la Afrika Kusini (ESKOM) ambalo pia linasambaza umeme katika ukanda wa SADC, lakini benki hii pia imeisaidia Mauritius dola milioni 114 kwa ajili ya mradi wa umeme wa St. Louis ambao unawapatia asilimia 36 ya wananchi huduma ya umeme,” External link

habarileo Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina amesema : “Tunapambana kufungua fursa zilizopo Afrika. Maisha yangu yatakuwa na maana endapo nita-fanikiwa kuwainua wengi kutoka kwenye lindi la ufukara,” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Akinwumi Adesina amesema : “Tunapaswa kupunguza tofauti ya kipato kati ya wenye nacho na wasionacho. Kila mmoja anapaswa kuwa na kipato kukidhi mahitaji yake sio wachache peke yao. Leo hii masikini amekwama, anaku-la mabaki kama si makombo ya matajiri. Kukosekana kwa usawa husababisha migogoro, sehe-mu yenye njaa haiwezi kuwa na amani” External link

mwananchi Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
président79.22%FR11/22/201722/11/2017
président de la bad0.97%FR10/21/201721/10/2017
président de la banque africaine de développement1.62%FR10/18/201718/10/2017
president of african development bank1.30%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
president12.99%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
former nigerian minister of agriculture0.32%EN01/21/201721/01/2017
minister of industry trade and investment0.32%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
african development bank president2.27%EN06/21/201621/06/2016
chief executive officer0.32%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
minister of agriculture0.32%EN08/30/201430/08/2014
adviser0.32%EN08/18/201418/08/2014
Names Lang Count
Akinwumi AdesinaFR53.97%
Akinwumi AdesinaEN44.39%
Akinwumi AdesinaPT1.27%
AKinwumi AdesinaFR0.22%
Akinwumi AdesinaSA0.07%
AKinwumi AdesinaEN0.07%


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Yacine Fal said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “I am greatly honored by the confidence reposed in me by President Adesina to support him in ensuring the successful implementation of his bold vision for the Bank and the continent. I look forward to leading teams in the President’s Cabinet Office to provide managerial, administrative and operational bandwidth and to assure the success of the President’s vision and mandate following his historic re-election with 100% vote of the Bank’s shareholders” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Yacine Fal déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “Je suis très honorée de la confiance que le Président Adesina m'a accordée pour le soutenir dans la mise en œuvre efficace de sa vision audacieuse pour la Banque et le continent. J'envisage avec enthousiasme de diriger les équipes du Cabinet du Président pour mettre en place un dispositif managérial, administratif et opérationnel efficace et assurer le succès de la vision et du mandat du Président après sa réélection historique, avec 100% des suffrages des actionnaires de la Banque” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Yacine Fal said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “I am greatly honored by the confidence reposed in me by President Adesina to support him in ensuring the successful implementation of his bold vision for the Bank and the continent. I look forward to leading teams in the President’s Cabinet Office to provide managerial, administrative and operational bandwidth and to assure the success of the President’s vision and mandate following his historic re-election with 100% vote of the Bank’s shareholders” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Muhammadu Buhari déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : "J'ai fait la même chose pour qu'Akinwumi Adesina devienne président de la Banque africaine de développement. Vous avez tous les deux servi le pays sous l'égide du Parti démocratique du peuple. Vous êtes tous deux hautement qualifiés. Nous continuerons à vous soutenir" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Paul Kagame said ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : “Dr. Adesina, you have our full support as you continue to lead the Bank through this COVID -19 period, marked by turmoil but also the prospect of new opportunities for our continent,” External link

AfricaNews-English Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Niale Kaba déclaré ( about Akinwumi Adesina ) : "Je suis ravi que le conseil des gouverneurs ait réélu M. Adesina pour un second mandat à la présidence du groupe de la Banque, en tant qu'actionnaires, nous soutenons fermement la Banque et apporterons à M. Adesina tout le soutien nécessaire pour poursuivre et mettre en oeuvre sa vision convaincante pour la Banque au cours des cinq prochaines années" External link

french-news Friday, August 28, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT