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Ending Global Poverty Needs More than “One Big Push”//

IGD’s Chief of Staff offers reflections on what prompted her to work with a business-driven organization that promotes sustainable growth and poverty alleviation By Mariel Iezzoni, IGD Chief of Staff It has been one year since I left behind a tiny island in the Pacific to embark upon my unchartered… Read More


Press Release: IGD’s Frontier 100 Forum draws attention to emergence of African businesses in the world-class space//

***For Immediate Release*** Initiative for Global Development’s Frontier 100 Forum Draws Attention to Emergence of African Businesses in the World-Class Space WASHINGTON D.C., October 30, 2015 – The rapid development of Africa’s private sector and emergence of a new class of leading African companies were highlighted at the Initiative for… Read More

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Devex: Q&As with Soloman Asamoah, AfDB’s VP at IGD’s Frontier 100 Forum//

Africa’s upshot: How the AfDB and the private sector can mobilize growth By Naki B. Mendoza | Published on Devex Businesses and investors are bullish on Africa. With so much room for development the problems that have long held the continent back from growth and prosperity are increasingly being seen… Read More