IGD President Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych wrote a blog piece on PYXERA Global’s Global Engagement: Online platform, where he challenged U.S. investors to “wake up” and invest in Africa’s abundant trade and investment opportunities.
Africa Investment Rising
Read the recaps from the U.S. Roadshow Tour featuring highlights from panel sessions, site visits and networking and company match opportunities.
The U.S. portion of Initiative for Global Development’s inaugural Africa Investment Rising Roadshow Tour concluded on May 1 in Houston. The roadshow tour will continue building momentum leading up to IGD’s Frontier 100 Forum and African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum to be held in early-November in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Read highlights from the launch of the Houston roadshow stop, held April 30 and May 1, that focused on investment and financing.
Jim Winkler, DAI’s Senior Trade and Investment Advisor, writes about global trade’s enormous potential to drive economic development and how USAID’s Trade & Investment Hubs are creating jobs and generating millions of dollars in new private sector investments, for the Africa Investment Rising platform.
Rajen Ranchhoojee, Special Legal Consultant for Energy and Infrastructure Group at Orrick LLP, writes on finding the right energy mix to to meet the continent’s electrification needs.