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.
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.
IGD will embark on a four-city roadshow tour from April 18-28, 2018, across the United States aimed at re-shaping perceptions on doing business in Africa to spur greater U.S. investment and forge stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors.
IGD will roll out its newly-launched campaign aimed at encouraging greater trade and investment in Africa by amplifying the voice of Africa’s private sector leaders and showcasing business and investment opportunities through multimedia storytelling and strategic traditional and social media outreach.
Media advisory outlines coverage for IGD’s two-day workshop, “Making Markets Work: A Private Sector Workshop on Reducing Postharvest Loss and Unlocking Potential in the Nigerian Tomato Value Chain”, on November 1- 2 in Lagos, Nigeria.