15 Things You Need To Know About The New AfDB President
He’s won all kinds of awards
In July 2007, Adesina was awarded the YARA Prize for the African Green Revolution in Oslo.
In 2008, Purdue University’s College of Agriculture in the U.S. gave him its Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Award.
In 2010 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Franklin and Marshall College, also in the U.S..
On May 5, 2015, he was awarded an Extraordinary Achievement Award by Silverbird Television, Nigeria.