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.
IGD is developing the “Africa, Solar, Magic” photo exhibit to showcase Africa’s renewable energy potential through compelling images illustrating how access to modern, renewable energy, such as solar, enables African countries.
IGD is inviting African and U.S. government and private sector leaders to a Special Breakfast Session on May 5 in Durban, South Africa, on the MCC scorecard, policy reform, and private investment in Africa.
In the latest Africa Investment Rising video spotlight, Meriem Ettolba, CEO of Ettolba Group, outlined how to create industrial synergies for greater business growth in Africa.
Watch a newly-released video shining the spotlight on the new vision and direction of the Initiative for Global Development.
The private sector, whether as the market driver, technology provider or distribution partner, can play a much greater role in reducing post-harvest loss (PHL) in Africa. The “Building a Business Case for Nigerian Tomatoes” blog series explores the role business can play in addressing challenges that exist in Nigeria’s… Read More
By Helen Mant It is estimated that less than a quarter of adults have access to formal financial services in Africa. The lack of access to financial institutions makes it difficult for low-income consumers to make sustainable investments in their families and businesses. To address this, mobile technology is… Read More