IGD Frontier 100 Forum



LIVE BLOG: REACHING THE WORLD-CLASS SPACE//

Categories: Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Perspectives

For years, it was thought that African companies couldn’t truly compete on the global stage; that they might be the best in their local market, but they would never truly enter the world-class space. Today, many African business leaders aren’t satisfied with this expectation and have entered the world-class space… Read More


EVENT: “New Perspectives for Closing Africa’s Infrastructure Gap”//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum

Join the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa and the Initiative for Global Development for a: CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON DISCUSSION “New Perspectives for Closing Africa’s Infrastructure Gap” Monday – October 19, 2015 12:00 – 3:00PM B339 Rayburn House Office Building Capitol Hill – Washington, D.C. The Partnership to Cut Hunger… Read More


YOU ASKED, WE ANSWERED: HOW HAVE PERCEPTIONS OF AFRICA AS ‘HIGH-RISK’ AFFECTED INVESTMENT?//

Categories: CEO Interviews , Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Invest in Africa

This article is part of our blog series “Celebrating the African Business Narrative: Experiences from the Continent“.  Setting the stage for the Fall Forum, this series focuses on the challenges and opportunities that members of our Frontier Leader Network face when doing business in Africa. These stories were previously published on Devex… Read More


Recognizing Africa’s Private Sector//

Categories: Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Perspectives

by Dr. Mima Nedelcoych The world has adopted the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and is committed to achieving inclusive growth to alleviate poverty. Multinational corporations were largely front and center of these discussions. However the engine of growth in Africa, the small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) were largely missing… Read More


Entering Africa: 3 considerations for your first investment//

Categories: Featured , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , Perspectives

By: Lisa Pinsley This article is part of our blog series “Celebrating the African Business Narrative: Experiences from the Continent“.  Setting the stage for the Fall Forum, this series focuses on the challenges and opportunities that members of our Frontier Leader Network face when doing business in Africa. These stories were previously… Read More


Dark continent? How Africa’s communications revolution is eroding bad press//

Categories: Featured , ICT , IGD Frontier 100 Forum , IGD Members , Perspectives

By: Joan Mower This article is part of our blog series “Celebrating the African Business Narrative: Experiences from the Continent“.  Setting the stage for the Fall Forum, this series focuses on the challenges and opportunities that members of our Frontier Leader Network face when doing business in Africa. These stories were previously… Read More

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