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.
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.
Listen to the latest podcast of “Making Farming Cool!”, where Dr. Dara Akala, executive director of PIND speaks about the organization’s innovative market-based approach to improve efficiencies in the cassava value chain in the Niger Delta in Nigeria.
IGD, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, hosted on October 11, a workshop in Nairobi, Kenya with African businesses in Kenya’s mango value chain on fostering connections and learning around how to access available financial resources,
Agriculture is the engine of growth powering economies across the African continent. Attracting African young people to the agricultural sector to pursue career and entrepreneurial opportunities is key in spurring Africa’s agricultural transformation. The Initiative for Global Development and collaborating partner African Development Bank joined leading global agriculture-related organizations… Read More
By Austin R. Cooper Jr. The August congressional recess was a busy month of international travel for several Members of Congress. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), the ranking member of the Senate Subcommittee on African Affairs, led a bipartisan congressional delegation trip (CODEL) to the West African countries of… Read More
Top African and global business leaders and investors gathered for the Initiative for Global Development’s Fall Frontier 100 Forum in Washington on October 11-12, to build momentum and catalyze action on increasing greater U.S. investment in Africa and deepening business relations between U.S. and African companies.
View photo highlights from IGD’s Fall Frontier 100 Forum on October 11-12, where African and global business leaders gathered to drive action on increasing U.S. investment in Africa and African mid-sized companies