Read the latest newsletter from the Initiative for Global Development for the month of February 2017.
IGD introduces its first blog in a blog series focusing on harnessing a collective business voice to address Post-Harvest Loss and improving efficiencies in Nigeria’s tomato value chain.
L-R: Steve Radelet, Georgetown University’s Director of Global Human Development Program at the School of Foreign Service; Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President of the Initiative for Global Development (IGD); Florizelle Liser, CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA); and Salem… Read More
The private sector, whether as the market driver, technology provider or distribution partner, can play a much greater role in reducing post-harvest loss (PHL) in Africa. The “Building a Business Case for Nigerian Tomatoes” blog series explores the role business can play in addressing challenges that exist in Nigeria’s tomato… Read More
As global energy company ContourGlobal (CG) seeks to strengthen its operations in Africa and enhance impact to achieve inclusive growth, representatives of CG Africa participated in a two-day workshop that highlighted emerging trends and best practices in sustainability practices. Helen Mant and Adrienne Gifford, Senior Advisors at the Initiative for Global… Read More
IGD President Mima S. Nedelcovych traveled to Central and West Africa in early-Dec. to meet with Heads of State and high-level government officials, IGD Frontier Leaders and local business leaders to press for accelerating Africa’s private sector-led growth and improving the business environment for sustainable economic growth.