Yearly Archives: 2014



[LIVE NOW]: How can business tap into opportunities in Africa, while maximising its contribution to development?//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Insights , Member News , Perspectives , Publications

  Live Discussion – How can business tap into opportunities in Africa, while maximising its contribution to development? Join the live written discussion here: http://snipbfp.org/1ngifig Live panel discussion starts at 10.30am ET / 3.30pm UK Time. Dan Mobley, Head of Corporate Affairs, Africa at Standard Chartered Bank David Norman, Senior… Read More


ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NIGERIA//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Insights , Perspectives

Recap of  “Entrepreneurship and Jobs Creation” session from IGD’s 2014 Frontier 100 Forum – By Elise Webb, IGD’s Coordinator While Abuja, Nigeria bustles with the new influx of the world’s foremost players in the economy attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa, IGD hosted its bi-annual Frontier 100 Forum. Over… Read More


Sustainable livelihood through agriculture in the developing world//

Categories: Member News

A thought piece by Thuy Dinh, IGD’s Communications Coordinator Growing up in Vietnam, I witnessed a typical pattern as that seen in many developing countries: people in rural areas relocate to cities, in pursuit of a better life. The primary source of livelihood available in rural areas – agriculture, which… Read More


IGD’s Fellowship Flies Tanzania’s First Female FAA-Certified Pilot Across the U.S.//

Categories: Featured , Fellowship , Member News

Last July, the Initiative for Global Development announced our Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow, Susan Mashibe of VIA Aviation . Through her fellowship with IGD, Susan has shared her story globally through a panel discussion at the African First Ladies Summit sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute , a profile in… Read More

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