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AFRICA-FRANCE BUSINESS NETWORK’S FORUM: FRENCH COMPANIES BUILDING STRONGER PARTNERSHIPS WITH AFRICA’S PRIVATE SECTOR//

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by Dr. Mima Nedelcoych To be successful in African markets, multinational companies need to build stronger partnerships with Africa’s private sector to encourage an economic transformation on the continent. More from IGD President and CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcoyvch.  Photo via USAID In mid-November, I attended the Africa-France Business Network’s Forum… Read More


Beyond “Band-Aid” Development//

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Leveraging the private sector to achieve the SDGs in Africa The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to help transform the world in the next 15 years. What’s needed to make these goals successful in Africa? Investment in the continent’s born and bred businesses. Business and the SDGs During… Read More


Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa//

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The Chief of Mission Conference in Washington D.C took place from March 23 and 24, convening all U.S. Ambassadors/Chiefs of mission in African countries. IGD’s CEO Dr. Mima Nedelcovych participated in a panel discussion on “Strengthening Commercial Ties with Africa” to explore how business and politics can come together to foster… Read More


IGD: Catalyzing Impactful Investment and Business Growth In Africa//

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IGD: Catalyzing Impactful Investment and Business Growth In Africa Regional integration, South-South cooperation, business opportunities & challenges, important trends in key sectors of Africa…these are essential topics determining the future of Africa’s growth in the next 10-20 years. The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and their network of Frontier 100… Read More


UNLOCKING MOROCCO’S POTENTIAL THROUGH PRIVATE SECTOR ENGAGEMENT: INCREASING EDUCATION QUALITY & LAND ACCESS//

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At the Morocco Private Sector Roundtable, leaders convened to discuss Morocco’s development. The event focused on education and land as ways to facilitate more economic growth. Morocco’s economy continues to grow as it experiences an increase in foreign direct investment and an improved business climate. Industries such as tourism, telecom, agriculture… Read More


New video released: 2014 Frontier 100 Forum in NYC//

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On October 21-22, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convened its eleventh Frontier 100 Forum, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from top corporations around the world. The Forum’s theme, “Africa: Innovative Investing in Emerging Markets” highlights the global importance of Africa as a destination for investment. This biannual forum… Read More

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