African Development Bank
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“Coding must be compulsory, at all levels. The currency of the future is going to be coding…We must democratize technology,” - Akinwumi Adesina, President of AfDB.
In his recent speech, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), highlighted how new technologies such as drones, artificial intelligence and blockchain could help improve agriculture in Afrika. Adesina was speaking at the 2018 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the "Coding for Employment" program to help Afrika's youth acquire skills for careers in science and technology. The program was announced at the African Innovation Summit held in Kigali, Rwanda. The AfDB will be running the program in partnership with The
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF). The fund has been established to invest in technology-enabled Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and to develop the capacity of Rwanda's entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems. The RIF
In order for Afrika to compete and thrive in the world as it is today and in the future, it has to invest more in training people as well as digital infrastructure. These were the words of Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, speaking at the opening