September 2017
Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

Ghanaian government pledges support for AfDB’s High 5s
Accra, Ghana, 2 August 2017 – The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty.
The President, who is on a three-day visit to Ghana, August 1-4, spoke at a welcome dinner hosted by Ghana’s Minister of Finance. The dinner was attended by the Vice-President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana, and key government functionaries.

African Development Bank President to Pay Official Visit to Ghana

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina is scheduled to pay a working visit to Ghana, from 1st to 3rd August, 2017. He will be accompanied by Ghana’s Executive Director at the Bank and Senior Advisors.
2.         The visit will afford the AfDB President the opportunity to discuss the government development agenda and priority programmes, and ascertain the impact of the African Development Bank Group’s interventions in the country.


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