Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.
Read the latest newsletter from the Initiative for Global Development for the month of July 2018.
Following IGD’s successful ‘Making Markets Work’ Finance workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in March 2018, that brought together Tanzania-based SMEs in the maize value chain, financial institutions and business advisory service providers, IGD is focused on unlocking critical barriers to growth by addressing capacity and knowledge gaps faced by SMEs.
IGD’s Board of Directors announced that Leila Ndiaye will be promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IGD. She succeeds Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, who will remain close to the organization in his new role of President Emeritus and Senior Advisor.
Read the report from the April 11 marketplace workshop that explored how SMEs in the mango value chain can access financial resources to scale their businesses.
Watch the full panel discussion on successful models for private sector-led economic growth in Africa at CSIS. The panel was organized in collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development (IGD).