What AfDB is doing to support Africa’s growth, development


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has, through its High 5s programme, supported the growth and impacted the development of the African continent, its President, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Mr Adesina, who spoke at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Summit in Abuja on Saturday, said through the programme, the AfDB has been able to light up and power Africa, feed Africa, industrialize Africa, integrate Africa and improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.

In the past four years, he said, the bank has helped to support 18 million people connected to electricity; 141 million people with access to agricultural technologies for food security; 13 million people with access to finance; 101 million people with access to improved transport, and 60 million people…



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