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DANGOTE INDUSTRIES LIMITED: “TOUCHING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE BY PROVIDING THEIR BASIC NEEDS”//

Categories: About IGD , Featured , IGD Members , Member News

Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Dangote Industries Limited  is one of Africa’s largest conglomerates owned by Aliko Dangote. The company has expanded to 14 African countries- from Senegal and Ethiopia to South Africa and Zambia. Founded in 1978, Dangote Industries Limited encompasses various sectors including cement manufacturing, salt refining, and sugar… Read More


Regional Integration: Thoughts on ECOWAS at 40//

Categories: About IGD , CEO Interviews , Featured , IGD In the News , In the News , In The News

Dr. Mima Nedelcovych was featured in the May edition of The Africa Report commemorating ECOWAS 40th anniversary. Dr. Nedelcovych’s article explores ECOWAS’ role in fostering regional integration and what the next four decades could hold for West Africa. Read the article “West Africans must work together to attract global cash” for more.


CROSS-CUTTING INSIGHTS: #FRONTIER100 FORUM THEMES ON COMMON SOLUTIONS FOR GROWTH//

Categories: About IGD , Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD News

IGD is gearing up for this year’s Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town. Instead of focusing on sector specific topics, we’re discussing cross-cutting themes that impact all sectors. Working together, these conversations can foster solutions to tackle common growth across Africa.  Below are some themes that will be covered at the… Read More


Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa//

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The Chief of Mission Conference in Washington D.C took place from March 23 and 24, convening all U.S. Ambassadors/Chiefs of mission in African countries. IGD’s CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcovych participated in a panel discussion on “Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa” to explore how business and politics can come together to foster… Read More


FRONTIER 100 FORUM: A PLATFORM FOR BUSINESS-DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT//

Categories: About IGD , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD News , Invest in Africa

Every year, business leaders from IGD’s Frontier 100 network convene in Africa. Preceding the World Economic Forum (WEF), the event focuses on how business leaders invested in Africa are working to provide sustainable business solutions that contribute to the continent’s development and growth. This year, the Forum takes place in… Read More


New video released: 2014 Frontier 100 Forum in NYC//

Categories: About IGD , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Insights , Publications

On October 21-22, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convened its eleventh Frontier 100 Forum, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from top corporations around the world. The Forum’s theme, “Africa: Innovative Investing in Emerging Markets” highlights the global importance of Africa as a destination for investment. This biannual forum… Read More

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