In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to exit the European Union, Dr. Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist of the African Export-Import Bank, weighs in on Brexit’s economic and financial impact on African economies.
Africa Investment Rising campaign
IGD President Mima S. Nedelcovych moderated a panel on “Africa’s Agribusiness Revolution” at a June event, sponsored by the U.S.-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
African and global business leaders are invited to connect with African Ministers of Agriculture and Ministers of Finance at the 2018 Annual Leadership4Agriculture Forum, entitled “Advancing Bold Leadership for Africa’s Agribusiness Investment: Scaling Up Industrial Parks and Special Crops Processing Zones” on Nov. 6 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Leila Ndiaye, IGD President & CEO, issued a statement on rescheduling the IGD Advanced Executive Program.
Read the latest newsletter from the Initiative for Global Development for the month of September 2018.
Read the latest “Word from Washington”, a periodic blog post highlighting news and legislative updates from IGD’s Governmental Affairs Office.
Helen Mant, IGD Senior Advisor, offers insight into IGD’s Making Markets Work platform, which employs a market-led approach to reducing Post Harvest Loss (PHL) and integrating Africa’s private sector into key priority value chains to create sustainable market-led, well-functioning value chains that reduce food loss and improve smallholder livelihoods.
Read an article in Global Public Investor magazine by Dr. Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist for the African Export-Import Bank, on the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area in increasing the continent’s global competitiveness.