The Electrify Africa Act was signed into law on February 8. The law is aimed at rapidly expanding electricity in Sub-Saharan African countries to drive economic growth on the continent.
Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President & CEO of Initiative for Global Development, writing contribution on the next phase of AGOA was selected for publication in the Wilson Center’s “Africa Year in Review 2015” publication.
The Africa Report featured a piece from IGD on how Chinese investors in Ethiopia’s shoe industry are leveraging U.S.-Africa trade laws to help to boost to the country’s economy.
The House of Representatives passed on Feb. 1, the Electrify Africa Act, which aims to rapidly expand electricity in Sub-Saharan African countries and drive economic growth on the continent.
(H.E. Aziz Rabbah with the IGD Team) The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) team met with H.E. Aziz Rabbah, Morocco’s Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, on December 4 at IGD’s headquarters in Washington D.C. to discuss Morocco’s emerging industries, strengthening African markets, and a renewed focus on business-driven development… Read More
***For Immediate Release*** Initiative for Global Development’s Frontier 100 Forum Draws Attention to Emergence of African Businesses in the World-Class Space WASHINGTON D.C., October 30, 2015 – The rapid development of Africa’s private sector and emergence of a new class of leading African companies were highlighted at the Initiative for… Read More