An African Development Bank (AfDB) Group delegation led by President, Akinwumi Adesina, will attend the 5th KOAFEC Ministerial Conference in Seoul, South Korea from 24-27 October 2016.
The Bank is co-hosting the conference whose theme is: "Transforming Africa's Agriculture through Industrialization and Inclusive Finance", with the Korea Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (EXIM). The theme emphasises the business value of agriculture to Africa's socio-economic transformation.
A West African ministerial conference on youth employment will be held on 18 October 2016 at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan. It will bring together ministers, youth organisations, business leaders, universities and representatives of civil society to collaborate and strengthen regional AfDB member countries' capacity to improve operations and develop policies that support youth employment and entrepreneurship.