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AfDB president predicts Dangote will be largest exporter of rice by 2021


Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa must focus on agriculture to drive growth and create jobs on the continent. “I remember when ...

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AfDB president, Adesina, in first official visit to Nigeria

Dr Akinwumi Adesina

Dr Adesina meets Economic Team, commends authorities for bold steps taken, and announces emergency grant for Internally Displaced People Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), started his first official visit in Nigeria on Monday with an interactive session with the Government’s economic team chaired by Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The session focused on how the ...

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