Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. Much has changed in Washington since publication of the last IGD Word from Washington. On November 3, 2018, Democrats regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Over in the Senate, Republicans maintained a majority. Although committee assignments… Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Corteva Agriscience (the agriculture division of Dow DuPont) signed a memorandum of understanding to expand on a “collaboration [that] will help ensure that developing countries will have better access to America’s greatest agricultural innovations and technologies. Innovations like advanced seeds… Read More
Press Release: U.S., African and global business and government leaders gathered to discuss opportunities for establishing efficient special crops processing zones and agro-industrial parks at the Leadership for Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum. Washington, D.C. – November 16, 2018 – African, US and global business and government leaders convened on November 6th… Read More
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The Initiative for Global Development (IGD), U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC), Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), hosted H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali, to boost trade between the U.S. and West African nation on September 28, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.