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.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) will officially launch its inaugural Africa Investment Rising Roadshow Tour and announce partnership with the AfDB’s Africa Investment Forum at a Special Reception on April 18 at the Senate Dirksen Building on Capitol Hill 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.
Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, IGD President & CEO, submitted written testimony in late-January to the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) public hearing on enhancing U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa.