Yearly Archives: 2013

Post from the Coordinator’s Desk: “Africa’s Rise”//

Categories: IGD Members

By Josephine Luu Josephine Luu worked as Corporate Outreach Coordinator for IGD from January 2012 to February 2013. This post shares some of what she learned in her work with IGD. In March, Josie moved to Senegal, where she is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. Is Africa really rising?… Read More

MCC Honors Private Sector at Forum on Global Development//

Categories: Events

“Private sector development is the key to development,” stated Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) 2013 Forum on Global Development, held on April 29 in Washington, DC. The event celebrated the importance of public-private partnerships and included the presentation of the annual Corporate… Read More

IGD Frontier 100 Forum Convening Top Business Leaders in Africa to Advance the Continent’s Economic Growth and Development//

Categories: Events , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD Members

New approaches to catalyze investments in electric power generation and agricultural value chains are expected to top the agenda when the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convenes its eighth IGD Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town next month. This biannual, invitation-only event brings together IGD Frontier Leaders—CEOs and senior executives… Read More