By Helen Mant It is estimated that less than a quarter of adults have access to formal financial services in Africa. The lack of access to financial institutions makes it difficult for low-income consumers to make sustainable investments in their families and businesses. To address this, mobile technology is… Read More
Yearly Archives: 2017
IGD has arranged for a special corporate hotel rate for Frontier 100 attendees to book a room at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban.
IGD launched its first podcast for the “Africa on the Move” podcast series, featuring an enlightening conversation between Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President and CEO of the Initiative for Global Development, and host and legendary broadcaster Georges Collinet.
VOA’s Africa 54 TV highlighted key findings from an IGD impact assessment report of the activities of the Nigeria-based Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and its U.S-based strategic partner the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Foundation (NDPI).
IGD has opened the nomination process for the selection of two Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellows to attend the invitation-only Spring Frontier 100 Forum on May 5-6 in Durban, South Africa.
The IGD Advisory team has partnered with the Rockefeller Foundation (RF)’s YieldWise Initiative since 2013 to reduce global waste, spoilage and post-harvest loss (PHL) in Africa. Our work with YieldWise aims to equip RF’s implementing partners with the strategic knowledge and private sector connections to carry out a market-based… Read More