Yearly Archives: 2013

Update on Ghana and the Power Sector//

Categories: Power

Over the past year, IGD helped bring business to the table with several U.S. government agencies focused on increasing access to power in Africa: the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Partnership for Growth (PFG) initiative. Many… Read More

ContourGlobal: Powering Healthy, Vibrant Communities//

Categories: IGD Members , Impact Measurement , Infrastructure , Power

This is the second post in a series highlighting case studies from IGD’s latest report, Measuring Impact: A Business Approach. One of Africa‚Äôs biggest constraints to growth is a widespread electricity shortage throughout the continent. Insufficient generation capacity, unreliability, high prices, and low rates of access significantly reduce business productivity… Read More