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.
Read the latest newsletter from the Initiative for Global Development for the month of July 2017.
A blog by Alexis Prather illustrates why changing the narrative on careers and entrepreneurship in the agricultural value chain is essential in getting young people consider the agriculture sector as a career option.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is pleased to announce the official launch of “Making Farming Cool!”, a new podcast series that aims to inspire and inform African young people to pursue careers and entrepreneurship in the agricultural value chain through vibrant African music and compelling interviews. Produced by Afropop… Read More
Listen to the first “Making Farming Cool!” podcast featuring Dr. Abdu Mukhtar, Group Chief Strategy Officer of Dangote Industries Limited.
The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa (Partnership) announced that the Partnership will be merged into IGD. The merger will take place on July 1, 2017.
With the release of the White House budget proposal slashing funding to OPIC, Marysue K. Shore, president of Global Business Strategies, highlights how OPIC supports the creation of jobs for U.S. workers, while providing a low-cost means of building stable economies.