Results for Reports

Business-to-Business Partnerships – Recommendations for Expansion Across Africa//

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As African countries experience rapid economic growth, companies are expanding their footprints across the region to gain market share and take advantage of high returns on investment. This report profiles successful partnerships and includes recommendations from CEOs of leading multinational corporations (MNCs) on entering, structuring, implementing and ending such partnerships…. Read More

Business Case for Development//

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Initiative for Global Development (IGD) launched a working paper, The Business Case for Development: How Companies Can Drive Sustainable Development and How Government Donors Can Leverage Their Impact, on July 24, 2012 at a CSIS-Chevron Forum in Washington D.C. The report was written with input from leading U.S., European, and African multinational… Read More

Measuring Impact: A Business Approach//

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Through our work with companies pursuing poverty-reducing investment, IGD has learned that many businesses struggle with how to best evaluate their socio-economic impact—and how to do so in a way that generates practical, business-oriented insight that can improve performance. To address this critical need, we have developed Measuring Impact: A Business… Read More

IGD AGINVEST: Catalyzing Agribusiness Investments in Africa//

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Transformation of the agriculture sector is critical to Africa’s economic growth and development. The World Bank estimates that growth driven by increased agricultural productivity is almost three times as effective in reducing poverty as growth in other sectors. Yet the potential for agriculture to lift farming incomes and enhance food… Read More