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Industrialize Africa: Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

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Promoting competitive agribusiness in Mozambique

Promoting competitive agribusiness in Mozambique

A Mozambican delegation headed by Economy Minister Adriano Maleiane participated in the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, a key conference on economic affairs for the continent at which Finance Ministers from the Bank’s 80 Member States meet with academics, development partners and civil society organizations.

Industrialization in Africa must not be a pipedream, says Adesina

Industrialization in Africa must not be a pipedream, says Adesina

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina closed the Bank’s 53rd Annual Meetings in Busan, Republic of Korea. He emphasized that the process of industrializing Africa must be a practical venture that can be achieved with good planning.

Fun-filled Busan City Cultural Night thrills Annual Meeting delegates

Fun-filled Busan City Cultural Night thrills Annual Meeting delegates

Attendees of 2018 African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Busan, Republic of Korea, gathered at the Busan Cinema Center. Dignitaries including Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina; Park Jaemin, Acting Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City; and Ko Hyoung-kwon, First Vice-Minister of Strategy and Finance, Republic of Korea, enjoyed performances by Korean and African artists.

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Busan, a large port city in South Korea, is known for its beaches, mountains and temples. Busy Haeundae Beach features the Sea Life Aquarium, plus a Folk Square with traditional games such as tug-of-war, while Gwangalli Beach has many bars and views of modern Diamond Bridge. Beomeosa Temple, a Buddhist shrine founded in 678 A.D., is at the base of Geumjeong Mountain, which has hiking trails.

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Programme

  07:30   -   17:00

Registration of Participants

Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
  07:30   -   08:30

Media Breakfast

Capri Room - Paradise Hotel
  09:00   -   18:00

Recording of Governors’ Statements

Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
  09:30   -   12:00

Bridging Innovation and Industry: African Youth Solving Continental Challenges

Seminar Hall 3 (103, 104, 105) Convention Hall 1F
  07:30   -   17:00

Registration of Participants

Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
  07:30   -   09:00

Breakfast Session: Improving Domestic Resource Mobilisation to Finance Industrialisation

Grand Ballroom, Paradise Hotel
  09:00   -   18:00

Recording of Governors’ Statements

Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
  10:40   -   12:30

Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Conditions of Service for Elected Officers (Closed Session

Seminar Hall 1 (101, 102) Convention Hall 1F
  07:30   -   17:00

Registration of Participants

Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
  09:00   -   18:00

Recording of Governors’ Statements

Hall 1-VIP – Exhibition Center 1
  09:00   -   10:00

Arrival of Guests

Auditorium – Auditorium Building
  10:00   -   11:30

Formal Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Annual Meetings

Auditorium – Auditorium Building
  07:30   -   17:00

Registration of Participants

Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
  09:00   -   10:15

Host Country Side Event: Seminar: Session 1: Role of Public and Private Finance in Industrializing Africa

Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) - Convention Hall 2F
  09:00   -   10:30

Host Country Side Event: Presentation 3: The Role of Infrastructure as a Catalyst of Industrialization : Korea’s Experience and Lessons

Seminar Hall 1 (101, 102) Convention Hall 1F
  09:30   -   12:30

Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Governors’ Dialogue

Grand Ballroom – Convention Hall 3F
  07:30   -   12:00

Registration of Participants

Hall 3B - Exhibition Center 1
  07:30   -   09:00

Breakfast Session : Open Dialogue on African Financial Alliance for Climate (AFAC)

Grand Ballroom - Paradise Hotel
  09:00   -   11:00

Knowledge Event 3: The Future of Work and Industrialisation

Grand Ballroom – Convention Hall 3F
  09:00   -   11:00

Knowledge Event 4: Building Africa’s Digital Markets

Committee Meeting Room 2 (205) - Convention Hall 2F

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