The Africa Report featured a piece from IGD on how Chinese investors in Ethiopia’s shoe industry are leveraging U.S.-Africa trade laws to help to boost to the country’s economy.
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
Observers say most African countries are recognizing the critical role that the private sector can play to help the continent reach its full economic and social potential. They say the growing participation of the youth in the economy as well as innovation are some of the key drivers in today’s… Read More
Extreme poverty has been cut in half since 1990. There are many drivers to growth and poverty alleviation worldwide. How is the private sector driving growth and alleviating poverty in various parts of Africa? Check out this special interview with Dr. Mima Nedelcovych on CCTV America. For full coverage, visit: http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/10/16/china-marks-second-national-poverty-relief-day
The UN will launch its Sustainable Development Goals which will shape the global development agenda for the next 15 years. Who will help support these goals in Africa? President and CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcovych says it’s the African born and bred businesses. These businesses are the engines of growth and will… Read More
Frontier 100 Forum convenes the world’s leading business leaders operating in Africa. From May 31- June 2, 2015, these leaders discussed how to strategize on cross-cutting challenges to propel economic growth and alleviate poverty in Africa. For a recap of the Forum read the press release featured on Reuters.