Fomba Wai, an experienced Sierra Leonean professional in the field of agriculture and rural development, revealed that he has joined the prestigious African Development Bank (AfDB).
Taking on the position of Senior Agriculture and Rural Development Officer, Wai will be contributing his expertise to the bank’s efforts in fostering agricultural growth and development in Africa.
Wai’s role at the African Development Bank will involve serving as a Task Manager for the Sierra Leone and Liberia Portfolios under the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, specifically focusing on the West Africa region (AHAI.5). With this responsibility, he will be instrumental in driving forward initiatives aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity, promoting sustainable farming practices, and improving the livelihoods of rural communities in these countries.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the new role, Wai shared his excitement about joining the African Development Bank and the opportunities it presents. He expressed a strong desire to learn, grow, and make a significant impact in his position. With his extensive background in agriculture and rural development, Wai is well-positioned to bring innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the agricultural sector in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
The African Development Bank has long been at the forefront of efforts to support Africa’s agricultural transformation. The appointment of Fomba Wai as a Senior Agriculture and Rural Development Officer further strengthens the bank’s commitment to driving sustainable development in the agriculture sector across the continent. Wai’s knowledge, expertise, and passion for his work are expected to contribute significantly to the bank’s mission of promoting inclusive growth and poverty reduction through agriculture.