Initiative for Global Development and the Moroccan General Confederation of Enterprises sign Memorandum of Understanding to Grow Business-Led Development in Africa//

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Washington, D.C. – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and the Moroccan General Confederation of Enterprises (CGEM) today signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen information exchange and cooperation on private sector-led growth initiatives in Africa, ultimately growing sustainable economic development and releasing human potential. The MOU commits the two… Read More


The Initiative for Global Development Announces Inaugural Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellow//

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Tanzania’s First Female FAA-Certified Pilot Accepts IGD Fellowship Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today announced the first recipient of the Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program, Ms. Susan Mashibe, Executive Director of VIA Aviation in Tanzania. The fellowship was announced during a panel discussion… Read More


The Initiative for Global Development Named Founding Partner of President Obama’s ‘Power Africa’//

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President Obama Launches ‘Power Africa’ at IGD-Member Symbion Power’s Electricity Plant Washington, D.C. – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) welcomes President Barack Obama’s “Power Africa” initiative, announced this morning at IGD-member Symbion Power’s electricity generation plants in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. IGD was named a founding partner of Power… Read More


Lionel Johnson Joins IGD as New Sr. Vice President//

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U.S. Chamber Exec Will Lead Networks and Resource Development Washington, DC / SEATTLE, WA – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today announced that former U.S. Chamber executive Lionel C. Johnson will join the organization as its new Sr. Vice President for Networks and Resource Development. Johnson will lead IGD’s… Read More


Initiative for Global Development Launches IGD AGINVEST//

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New, business-led initiative will catalyze private investment in African agriculture and enhance social and economic impact WASHINGTON, DC / SEATTLE, WA – At the IGD Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today announced a new initiative to catalyze greater private investment in… Read More

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