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Mahama Attends AfDB Meeting In India

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 24: Ghana President John Dramani Mahama speaks during a high-level meeting at the Ford Foundation on post-2015 anti-poverty goals, on September 24, 2014, in New York City. Cameron is in New York attending the United Nations General Assembly together with President Barack Obama and other world leaders. (Photo by John Minchillo-Pool/Getty Images)

Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Ahmedabad, India, to attend the 52nd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group.

The AfDB, which works to reduce poverty and improve the living conditions of African people, is meeting on the theme: ‘Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa.’

Former President Mahama, according to a statement issued by his Special Aide, Joyce Bawah Mogtari yesterday, will be speaking at a session on ‘Engaging Africa’s youth in Agriculture’ and also participate in a number of other sessions on Financing Infrastructure, Addressing Africa’s nutrition challenges, and Africa- Asia Partnerships.

Mr Mahama is attending the Meetings at the invitation of the AfDB and the Indian Government. The meeting, which opens formally on Monday, will end on May 26, 2017.