IGD WELCOMES AFRICAN BUSINESSWOMAN AS 2014 JENNIFER POTTER EMERGING LEADERS FELLOW//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Young African woman, Adeshola Komolafe, represents next generation of African leaders  WASHINGTON, D.C, September 22 – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today announced the 2014 Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow, Ms. Adeshola Komolafe, who exemplifies the next generation of African leadership. This fellowship, named in honor… Read More


Driving Private Investment In Power Africa//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** A roundtable discussion with the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and the U.S. Department of Commerce to galvanize investment in Power Africa, part of the US-Africa Leaders Summit  WASHINGTON, D.C, August 7, 2014 – In collaboration with the United States Department of Commerce, the Initiative for Global… Read More


A NEW VIDEO SERIES TO ADDRESS THE MISPERCEPTIONS OF INVESTING IN AFRICA//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** The Initiative for Global Development will be releasing a series of videos featuring experts and senior business executives to change perceptions about investing in Africa WASHINGTON, D.C, July 10, 2014 – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today launched a new series of videos featuring experts and… Read More


Nigeria – From Growth to Opportunity//

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How can business tap into the opportunities that Nigeria presents, while also maximising its contribution to long-term economic growth and broad-based socio-economic impact? By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founding Director, Business Action for Africa, and Helen Mant, Vice-President, Initiative for Global Development Earlier this month we were in Abuja to launch a… Read More


IGD TO IDENTIFY THE NEXT JENNIFER POTTER EMERGING LEADERS FELLOW//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** IGD begins nomination process to support next generation of Africa business leaders at the 10th Frontier 100 Forum Abuja, Nigeria. May 6, 2014–The Initiative for Global Development’s (IGD) Tenth Frontier 100 Forum continued today, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from sector-leading corporations around the world to… Read More


INITIATIVE FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT CONVENES FORUM TO EXPLORE NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY//

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***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** IGD’s Frontier 100 Forum brings together leading CEOs and executives in Abuja  Abuja, Nigeria. May 5, 2014–The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convened its tenth Frontier 100 Forum today, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from sector-leading corporations around the world. The Forum’s theme, “Nigeria: Navigating for… Read More

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