“Word from Washington” is a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is pleased to announce the official launch of “Making Farming Cool!”, a new podcast series that aims to inspire and inform African young people to pursue careers and entrepreneurship in the agricultural value chain through vibrant African music and compelling interviews. Produced by Afropop… Read More
Listen to the first “Making Farming Cool!” podcast featuring Dr. Abdu Mukhtar, Group Chief Strategy Officer of Dangote Industries Limited.
IGD hosted a Capitol Hill reception with Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, on April 20, in the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer in Washington, DC.
Read a joint blog by Helen Mant, IGD’s Senior Advisor for Advisory, and Mary Jane Potter, Managing Director at Innovare Finance, on innovative finance offerings to help bridge the “missing middle” finance gap.
The private sector, whether as the market driver, technology provider or distribution partner, can play a much greater role in reducing post-harvest loss (PHL) in Africa. The “Building a Business Case for Nigerian Tomatoes” blog series explores the role business can play in addressing challenges that exist in Nigeria’s… Read More