AfDB, ADF to Chart Transformation Path at Diamond Jubilee


AfDB, ADF to Chart Transformation Path at Diamond Jubilee

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Development Fund (ADF) are gearing up for a major joint meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, expected to draw around 4,000 participants. The event, taking place at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in late May, will focus on "Africa's Transformation," a theme reflecting the continent's ongoing pursuit of economic and social development. "Despite progress over the years, Africa's transformation remains incomplete," said Vincent O. Nmehielle (Prof), secretary-general of the AfDB Group. This joint meeting promises to be a platform for critical discussions on Africa's development journey and the AfDB's role in supporting it. With a large gathering of governors, development partners, and private sector representatives, the event is expected to generate valuable insights and collaborations for Africa's future. The meeting will delve into this issue, according to Vincent, with the board of governors reviewing the annual report and discussing a 10-year strategy to accelerate growth and attract greater private sector involvement. Knowledge-sharing events are also planned to explore strategies for achieving structural transformation across the continent. The gathering holds special significance as it coincides with the AfDB's 60th anniversary. Activities celebrating the Bank's six decades of impact across Africa will be held throughout the year, culminating in September.


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