In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to exit the European Union, Dr. Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist of the African Export-Import Bank, weighs in on Brexit’s economic and financial impact on African economies.
IGD President Mima S. Nedelcovych moderated a panel on “Africa’s Agribusiness Revolution” at a June event, sponsored by the U.S.-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
Read a blog on the Africa Investment Rising campaign platform by Howard Blight, CEO and Founder, AGRICOLLEGES international, on how e-learning offers a more flexible and affordable way for African youth to equip themselves with the skills they need to become more employable.
IGD hosted a side event, “Financing African Agro-Processing Industry” on July 11-12, during the African Export-Import Bank’s annual meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, on how banks can accelerate expanding access to financing for SMEs working in agro-industry.
CSIS, in collaboration with IGD, will host an event on “Successful Models for Private Sector-Led Economic Growth in Africa” on Thursday, June 14 from 9:00am -10:30am at the CSIS headquarters.
IGD, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, hosted on March 15 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, a marketplace workshop with some 40 key private sector leaders from Tanzania’s maize offtaking ecosystem to improve SMEs’ access to finance and find innovative solutions to access capital.
Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.
Read the AfDB’s Leadership4Agriculture Forum Outcomes Report outlining insights and solutions from leading public and private sector voices on driving Africa’s agricultural transformation.