15 Things You Need To Know About The New AfDB President

Written by Dana Sanchez

Adesina has strong ties to philanthropy

Adesina went to work at the Rockefeller Foundation as a senior scientist in 1988. The U.S. philanthropic organization works “to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world.” From 1999 to 2003 he was the Rockefeller Foundation’s representative for Southern Africa.