Akinwumi A. Adesina (@akin_adesina )

Akinwumi A. Adesina

Bio President, African Development Bank Group (@afdb_group). Former Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Federal Republic of Nigeria. World Food Prize Laureate
Location Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
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Account created 11-05-2013 19:21:29
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Twitter Web App : President Akinwumi A. Adesina said, 'Africa must manage its natural resources and extractive industries much better, optimize and industrialize, to launch itself into a leader, not in the export of metals, but in value-added industries that will power green energy for the world.'

Twitter for iPhone : The future I always spoke about of agriculture being “Kool” for the youth is here! Check out below two young African entrepreneurs (Ikenna Nzewi and Uzoma Ayogu) whose agri tech startup is disrupting agriculture. So proud to have mentored them. Well done👍🏼 techcrunch.com/2021/09/15/nig…

Twitter for iPhone : These young Nigerian-Americans in the US have now emerged as highly creative entrepreneurs and new generation of leaders in food and agribusiness in Africa already, just four short years after my earlier post on them. Amazing! Well done guys!👍🏼

Twitter for iPhone : Thank you very much my dear sister Arunma Oteh for your congratulations. I am greatly humbled by what the African Development Bank Group has achieved in the past six years. I appreciate your strong support, encouragement and prayers as we continue to do more to serve Africa. 🙏🏽

Twitter for iPhone : Thank you President Paul Kagame for the excellent meeting with you today on building vaccine manufacturing capacities in Africa. You devoted hours of your time in an intense and exciting discussion. Thank you for your admirable leadership, insights and wonderful support.🙏🏽

Twitter for iPhone : With my dear friend Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. You have provided incredible leadership to tackle many global challenges, always with great foresight, human touch and pragmatism. You are a jewel to the world and Africa. Your name will be written in gold. Thank you!🙏🏽💕