Jim Winkler, DAI’s Senior Trade and Investment Advisor, writes about global trade’s enormous potential to drive economic development and how USAID’s Trade & Investment Hubs are creating jobs and generating millions of dollars in new private sector investments, for the Africa Investment Rising platform.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) will officially launch its inaugural Africa Investment Rising Roadshow Tour and announce partnership with the AfDB’s Africa Investment Forum at a Special Reception on April 18 at the Senate Dirksen Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) announced the appointment of Leila Ndiaye to the position of Executive Vice-President. Ndiaye brings 25 years of experience as an African affairs expert and accomplished senior policy and business strategist.
Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, IGD President & CEO, submitted written testimony in late-January to the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) public hearing on enhancing U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa.
IGD will embark on a four-city roadshow tour from April 18-28, 2018, across the United States aimed at re-shaping perceptions on doing business in Africa to spur greater U.S. investment and forge stronger connections between U.S. and African business leaders in key growth sectors.
Wishing you a joyous, healthy and prosperous 2018!