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.
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.
The IGD Frontier Leader Network is invited to participate in a African Business magazine’s Special Agribusiness Report, “Turning Potential into Reality”, which will highlight the tremendous potential of agribusiness in accelerating Africa’s economic growth and transformation.
As Africa’s agriculture sector moves toward operating like a business, U.S. and African agribusiness leaders gathered for IGD’s Des Moines roadshow stop on April 25-26, to explore how to deepen the United States-Africa trade and investment relationship to build markets and accelerate growth.
Read highlights from the launch of the NYC roadshow stop, held April 23 and 24, that focused on investment and financing.