In the final installment of our “Making Farming Cool!” podcast, host Georges Collinet goes to Strathmore Business University in Nairobi to meet some of the students enrolled in a new junior management agribusiness training program created by AGCO Corporation and its partners. The project aims to lead young Africans into… Read More
As we get ready for a big 2019, take a look at our 2018 highlights by reading the update we sent to our followers last month: IGD 2018 End-of-Year Update Stay tuned for upcoming programs and events!
Contributed by Austin R. Cooper, Jr., Director of Government Affairs, IGD. Much has changed in Washington since publication of the last IGD Word from Washington. On November 3, 2018, Democrats regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Over in the Senate, Republicans maintained a majority. Although committee assignments… Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Corteva Agriscience (the agriculture division of Dow DuPont) signed a memorandum of understanding to expand on a “collaboration [that] will help ensure that developing countries will have better access to America’s greatest agricultural innovations and technologies. Innovations like advanced seeds… Read More
Press Release: U.S., African and global business and government leaders gathered to discuss opportunities for establishing efficient special crops processing zones and agro-industrial parks at the Leadership for Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum. Washington, D.C. – November 16, 2018 – African, US and global business and government leaders convened on November 6th… Read More
An interim report for the African Development Bank’s Leadership for Agriculture (L4Ag) was released on Nov. 6 at the 2018 forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, outlining public and private sector solutions and policy action to spur agricultural sector growth.