Nigeria’s tomato industry harvests nearly two million tons of tomatoes annually, yet about 40 percent of the crop never makes it to market. In order to build collaboration and address overlaps in the Nigerian tomato value chain, the IGD Advisory… Read More
L-R: Steve Radelet, Georgetown University’s Director of Global Human Development Program at the School of Foreign Service; Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President of the Initiative for Global Development (IGD); Florizelle Liser, CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA); and Salem… Read More
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 tomato… Read More
As global energy company ContourGlobal (CG) seeks to strengthen its operations in Africa and enhance impact to achieve inclusive growth, representatives of CG Africa participated in a two-day workshop that highlighted emerging trends and best practices in sustainability practices. Helen Mant and Adrienne Gifford, Senior Advisors at the Initiative for Global… Read More
IGD President Mima S. Nedelcovych visited the Cairo Headquarters of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for discussions on greater collaboration with the African continental trade finance bank.
Grant T. Harris, CEO of Harris Africa Partners LLC and former White House Principal Advisor on Africa outlines why American companies should invest in Africa in a blog on the Africa Investment Rising platform.