Yearly Archives: 2014



Niger Delta Development Forum: International perspectives on agriculture investment in the Niger Delta//

Categories: Featured

The Niger Delta Development Forum (NDDF) is an information sharing and collaboration opportunity for public, private and civil society organizations pursuing approaches for equitable economic growth in the Niger Delta. The Forums, in Washington DC and Nigeria, focus on the complex security and economic challenges facing the people of the… Read More


New video released: 2014 Frontier 100 Forum in NYC//

Categories: About IGD , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Insights , Publications

On October 21-22, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convened its eleventh Frontier 100 Forum, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from top corporations around the world. The Forum’s theme, “Africa: Innovative Investing in Emerging Markets” highlights the global importance of Africa as a destination for investment. This biannual forum… Read More


The Nigerian Response to Boko Haram, and What Could Come Next//

Categories: Events , Featured

By Dubem Jideonwo | November 20th, 2014 Last week the Atlantic Council hosted a hard-hitting talk on “Stability and Human Rights in Nigeria: Latest Updates from the Field”in which they welcomed Mausi Segun, Nigeria Researcher and Analyst for the Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Chom Bagu, Nigeria Country Director for… Read More


Save the Date: IGD Frontier 100 Forum, Cape Town South Africa May 31 – June 2, 2015//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD Members , Invest in Africa , Member News

  The next IGD Frontier 100 Forum will be in Cape Town, South Africa, from May 31 to June 2, 2015. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks! The Initiative for Global Develoment’s (IGD) Frontier 100 Forums are a primary part of IGD’s efforts to catalyze strategic investment… Read More


Moving Forward: Next Steps in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Post US-Africa Summit//

Categories: Events , Featured , Insights , Invest in Africa , Perspectives

This morning, the Search for Common Ground (SFCG) hosted the Great Lakes Policy Forum, on “What Did the US-Africa Summit Mean for the Great Lakes Region?” IGD’s President and CEO, Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, was one of several panelists speaking at the forum, which included representatives from the National Endowment for… Read More


Live Blog – Frontier 100 Forum Session: “PRIVATE POWER PROJECTS IN AFRICA: SECURING FINANCING, MEETING CHALLENGES, AND CREATING IMPACT”//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum

This year’s IGD Frontier 100 Forum was rounded off with an eye-opening session on the challenges and untapped opportunities for providing energy to underserved markets in Africa. This session presented a uniquely valuable look into the paths to achieving profitable projects that, in addition to generating power, create a long-lasting… Read More

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