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
Yearly Archives: 2017
Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.
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.
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.
Read a blog by Lia Mayka on IGD’s contributions to the Yieldwise initiative by engaging Kenyan agribusinesses in advancing market-led solutions to reduce post-harvest losses and unlock potential in the Kenyan mango value chain.
In the latest Africa Investment Rising video spotlight, Morgan Nzwere, Group CEO of Seedco Limited, speaks about the private sector’s role in reducing crop losses and helping farmers optimize their productivity and yields.