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Initiative For Global Development’s Frontier 100 Forum Offers Business-Led Solutions To Propel Africa’s Development And Economic Growth//

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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.  


Initiative for Global Development calls for easy movement through Africa//

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Intra-regional trade between Africa only 12%of all trade. How can business help ease the movement of trade and people on the continent? Participants discussed this and more at the 2015 Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town. Read the recap of the logistics and transportation session in an article featured in… Read More


FRONTER 100 FORUM: ADVANCING TRADE AND STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN AFRICA//

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Days before the World Economic Forum on Africa, African and international CEOs will convene at the Frontier 100 Forum to discuss how strategic investments can accelerate economic growth and alleviate poverty on the continent.  A Platform for Business-Driven Development The African continent boasts some of the world’s fastest-growing economies yet… Read More


CROSS-CUTTING INSIGHTS: #FRONTIER100 FORUM THEMES ON COMMON SOLUTIONS FOR GROWTH//

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IGD is gearing up for this year’s Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town. Instead of focusing on sector specific topics, we’re discussing cross-cutting themes that impact all sectors. Working together, these conversations can foster solutions to tackle common growth across Africa.  Below are some themes that will be covered at the… Read More


Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa//

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The Chief of Mission Conference in Washington D.C took place from March 23 and 24, convening all U.S. Ambassadors/Chiefs of mission in African countries. IGD’s CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcovych participated in a panel discussion on “Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa” to explore how business and politics can come together to foster… Read More


MUHAMMADU SANUSI II, EMIR OF KANO, IN WASHINGTON FOR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL GREEN STRUCTURES//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Press Release: MUHAMMADU SANUSI II, EMIR OF KANO, IN WASHINGTON FOR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL GREEN STRUCTURES Agreement offers prime example that business goes on despite Nigeria’s current challenges, including a close presidential election, Boko Haram violence, and depreciating currency due to falling oil prices. Washington, D.C.,… Read More

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