|Venue :||Abuja, Nigeria|
|Organized by :||the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)|
|Web site :||http://www.afdb.org/|
The theme for the 2016 African Economic Conference (AEC) is
"Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth".
This theme is timely and in line with the current African and international development agenda. Ending poverty and overcoming hunger and food insecurity permanently come first and second, respectively, in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) endorsed in September 2015 by UN member States.
Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina,
AfDB President speech
Prof. Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo,
Nigerian Vice President speech