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 February 2017.
In a video spotlight, IGD President Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych outlines why this year’s forum is critical in mobilizing private sector action to create jobs and address the youth bulge in Africa.
IGD introduces its first blog in a blog series focusing on harnessing a collective business voice to address Post-Harvest Loss and improving efficiencies in Nigeria’s tomato value chain.
L-R: Steve Radelet, Georgetown University’s Director of Global Human Development Program at the School of Foreign Service; Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President of the Initiative for Global Development (IGD); Florizelle Liser, CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA); and Salem… Read More
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 tomato… Read More
As global energy company ContourGlobal (CG) seeks to strengthen its operations in Africa and enhance impact to achieve inclusive growth, representatives of CG Africa participated in a two-day workshop that highlighted emerging trends and best practices in sustainability practices. Helen Mant and Adrienne Gifford, Senior Advisors at the Initiative for Global… Read More