In early July, Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) led a U.S. Congressional delegation to Cameroon to lead talks on health and human rights issues. The visit came amid growing tension in the country due to militant group Boko Haram’s increased presence, which has affected humanitarian aid efforts. The delegation met with… Read More
This week, more than 1,000 U.S. and African public and private sector leaders have gathered in Maputo, Mozambique this week for CCA’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit. Along with several African Heads of State, a few key U.S. government officials are on hand to speak about their development agenda on the continent…. Read More
Read the latest newsletter from the Initiative for Global Development for the month of March 2019. To read the newsletter, please click here.
Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. The President has proposed a $4.7 trillion budget that stands in sharp contrast to many Members of the 116th Congress in general, and in particular to Democrats trying to unseat him in November 2020. Indeed, it is the… Read More
Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. As of this writing, key lawmakers in the House and Senate had reached a tentative deal that would avert another government shutdown on February 15, while denying the President much of the money he has sought to build… Read More
IGD President Leila Ndiaye wrote an essay that was published in The Wilson Center‘s “Africa: Year in Review” 2018 edition. Click the link below to read her essay, “A Crucial Step Toward Prosperity: The AfCFTA,” along with other timely and relevant pieces written by distinguished Africa experts. READ HERE!