Some US agencies and private firms have pledged support for a US-Nigeria co-creation strategy to upscale financing, capacity development and technology transfer in agribusiness in Nigeria.
Dr Tony Bello, Chief Executive Officer of Shine Bridge Global, a U.S. based firm, made the plan known in Abuja after an Agribusiness Finance Roundtable.
The roundtable was organised by AfricaGlobal Schaffer (AfGS) and Shine Bridge Global Inc, both U.S-based firms, in Washington DC on Saturday.
Bello said the ”groups had been working with departments and agencies of the government to bridge the gap in deal origination and promotion of partnerships between the U.S. and Nigeria’s agribusinesses.”
He stated that the organisations pledged support for import and export Read More
New York — Leading Global Investor Network Ramps Up Efforts to Increase US Investment in Africa
In a move aimed at driving increased US private sector engagement for investment on the African continent, Invest Africa U.S. has appointed Dr. Mima Nedelcovych as Senior Advisor.
This development was announced by Paul Hinks, Chairman of Invest Africa U.S. during an Africa Finance Corporation briefing event, “Transformational Opportunities for Infrastructure Investment in Africa,” hosted by the Constituency for Africa and Invest Africa on the margins of the World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington, D.C.
In this new role, Dr. Nedelovych will leverage his vast network and four decades of experience in Read More
Today in keynote remarks in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced three new Feed the Future partnerships with John Deere, Mastercard, and Cornell University to reduce global hunger and poverty.
Speaking at the annual World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue symposium, the Administrator also announced a forthcoming call for co-creation with USAID to design the Agency’s next generation of biotechnology investments aimed at helping smallholder farmers in developing countries tackle their agricultural challenges.
Partnership Agreement between USAID and John Deere
Administrator Green and Andrew Traeger, Senior Vice President for Global Risk and Regions 1 and 2 (Europe, Asia and Africa) at Deere & Company, signed Read More