African Development Bank
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Rural electrification was hailed as a game-changer in improving the livelihoods of people in rural areas of Kenya. It didn't go as planned because for people to use electricity, there needs to be some form of economic empowerment.
Power cuts continued to plague some African countries. There has been no progress in expanding national electricity grids in most African countries since 2016.
“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