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The House of Representatives Passes Electrify Africa Act//

The House of Representatives passed on Feb. 1, the Electrify Africa Act, which aims to rapidly expand electricity in Sub-Saharan African countries and drive economic growth on the continent.

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IGD Frontier 100 Forum to Highlight Role of Africa’s Private Sector in Fueling Job Creation and Development Progress//

The Initiative for Global Development will host its Spring Frontier 100 Forum on April 25-27, in Rabat, Morocco, focusing on how African companies and multinational corporations can drive job creation and growth.

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Rockefeller Foundation Launches YieldWise Initiative to Reduce Post-Harvest Loss at World Economic Forum//

Rockefeller Foundation launches a new initiative to reduce food loss at the World Economic Forum. IGD engaged African corporate leaders to identify market-led solutions.