Three Ways African Businesses Can Step into the World-Class Space By Abdu Mukhtar, Chief Strategist, Dangote Group (Photo via Dangote Group) Africa’s recent economic boom has given rise to greater economic growth and a stronger African private sector. Despite this, some investors still hold a negative perception of doing… Read More
By Meixi Zhou This blog is a recap of a joint-event hosted by IGD and the Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa (PCHPA) held on Capitol Hill preceding the Frontier 100 Forum. Closing Africa’s huge infrastructure gap is a top priority for sustaining economic growth. Transport systems need to connect neighboring… Read More
Last year, 1.2 billion people in the world lived without electricity, half of them in Sub-Saharan Africa. How can businesses help address the energy gap? Both large and small businesses state that the lack of reliable and accessible power in Africa is a significant barrier. It limits their ability to… Read More
Numerous studies have identified weak transportation links and logistics hubs as major impediments to the competitiveness of African industry. How can more efficient transport and logistics infrastructure augment the opportunities for businesses and industry to improve their bottom line? The session explored various means of delivering improved transport and logistics… Read More
Written by: Christopher Camponovo While standardizing power purchase agreements (PPAs) will help accelerate negotiations for independent power projects, it’s up to all stakeholders involved to create an environment that ultimately facilitate greater access to power. Facilitating Power Agreements in Africa Last year 1.2 billion people in the world lived without… Read More
Zinafrik Holding recently joined the IGD’s Frontier Leader Network. In this special front-page interview, learn more about their important logistics projects in Morocco connecting Morocco to West Africa and how IGD works with our members in logistics in Africa. Read the full interview in French here.