Yearly Archives: 2017

2017 African Green Revolution Forum Calls for Action on Growing Economies and Jobs through Agriculture//

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  In an effort to harness the enormous potential of Africa’s agriculture sector, the 7th African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) explored innovations and actions to ensure smallholder farmers and small rural agriculture businesses drive and benefit from agricultural transformation on the continent. Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President and CEO of… Read More

RELEASE: IGD Fall Frontier 100 Forum to Convene African and Global Business Leaders, Investors to Drive Action on Increasing U.S. Investment in Africa//

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IGD issued a press release on the its Fall Frontier 100 Forum on October 11-12, 2017, in Washington, DC, where African and global business leaders will convene to drive action on unlocking greater U.S. investment in Africa and African mid-sized companies for sustainable development and inclusive growth.

EMPEA’s Robert W. van Zwieten & Isabelle Diop Outline Why ‘Enticing opportunities’ Remain for Private Equity Firms Investing in Africa, Despite Obstacles//

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In the latest blog on the Africa Investment Rising platform, EMPEA’s Robert W. van Zwieten, President & CEO and Isabelle Diop, Senior Research Analyst, highlight how private equity fund managers are strategically employing creative approaches to overcome obstacles and deliver globally competitive returns.