IGD announced in a press release their sponsorship line up for its four-city U.S. roadshow tour to spur trade and investment in Africa.
Unique online platform helps smallholder farmers in Africa finance their agricultural projects Ivorian entrepreneurs Serge and Fred Zamblé are changing the way that Africa— and the wider global community— supports and bolsters agricultural entrepreneurship. In 2016, they officially launched Seekewa, an internet platform dedicated to financing small agricultural… Read More
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With the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s approval for Senegal to move forward in developing a new compact, U.S. and African private sector leaders gathered on Feb. 16, to weigh in on proposed projects for the West African nation’s second compact at the “Power of Senegal” event in Washington, D.C.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) announced the appointment of Leila Ndiaye to the position of Executive Vice-President. Ndiaye brings 25 years of experience as an African affairs expert and accomplished senior policy and business strategist.
Touting Africa’s long-term economic outlook, Grant T. Harris, CEO of Harris Africa Partners LLC, makes a compelling case on why U.S. companies need to map out how Africa’s dynamic markets fit into their company’s business plan, in a blog on the Africa Investment Rising platform.