Agriculture is the engine of growth powering economies across the African continent. Attracting African young people to the agricultural sector to pursue career and entrepreneurial opportunities is key in spurring Africa’s agricultural transformation. The Initiative for Global Development and collaborating partner African Development Bank joined leading global agriculture-related organizations… Read More
By Austin R. Cooper Jr. The August congressional recess was a busy month of international travel for several Members of Congress. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), the ranking member of the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs, led a bipartisan congressional delegation trip (CODEL) to the West African countries of… Read More
Top African and global business leaders and investors gathered for the Initiative for Global Development’s Fall Frontier 100 Forum in Washington on October 11-12, to build momentum and catalyze action on increasing greater U.S. investment in Africa and deepening business relations between U.S. and African companies.
USAID Administrator Mark Green will deliver remarks at the IGD Fall Frontier 100 Forum, to be held on Oct. 11 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Negative investment perceptions still prevail among some global investors. The second of five episodes in the “Changing Perception” series on investing in Africa highlights “Real Vs. Perceived Risks and Dealing with Corruption in Africa”.
Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.