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Yearly Archives: 2014
In June, IGD Manager Emma Green served as a panelist at the Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town. While there, Emma also attended other Forum events, including a panel on “The Talent Factor in Emerging Markets” that featured representatives from major companies operating in Africa. Here, she comments on key points from… Read More
Jessica Ernst manages IGD’s agriculture and power programs. Experts in global food systems cite the need to expand production in order to feed the world’s growing population. However, just as important is the need to more effectively process and distribute the food we already grow. Here are five facts on the present status… Read More
Written by Emma Green, IGD Manager This week, I had the opportunity to represent IGD on a panel titled “Transformative Technology” at the Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, where conversations focused on the changes that are sweeping African agriculture. My co-panelists, representing Vodafone, Standard Bank,… Read More
IGD Manager Emma Green will be speaking this week on a panel at a conference organized by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA). The IFAMA-CCA Agribusiness & Food World Forum will be held in Cape Town from June 17 to June… Read More
IGD Fellow Susan Mashibe talks about being an African Business Woman Pioneer Susan Mashibe is IGD’s inaugural Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow. During her trip to the U.S as an IGD Fellow, Susan Mashibe was interviewed by RainMaker TV on her experience as an African business woman pioneer. Mashibe’s story… Read More