Akinwumi "Akin" Adesina is a Nigerian agricultural economist and the President of the African Development Bank. He served as Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Before then, he was Vice President of Policy and Partnerships for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).
|8th President of the African |
|Assumed office |
1 September 2015
|Preceded by||Donald Kaberuka|
|Nigerian Agriculture Minister|
|Preceded by||Abba Sayyadi Ruma|
|Succeeded by||Audu Ogbeh|
|Born||6 February 1960|
|Alma mater||University of Ife |
Purdue University (PhD)
Adesina attended a village school and holds Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics with First Class Honors from the University of Ife, Nigeria. He proceeded his studies at Purdue University in Indiana. He obtained his PhD (Agricultural Economics) from Purdue.
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