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Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is a nonprofit organization that engages and harnesses the power of private sector to achieve inclusive growth in Africa. IGD has launched the "Africa on the Move" podcast series and will launch the "Making Farming Cool!" series under IGD’s Africa Investment Rising campaign, a dynamic multimedia campaign to change the narrative on doing business in Africa and to encourage greater trade and investment on the continent. Learn more at www.igdleaders.org/aircampaign

IGDleaders' podcast Initiative for Global Development

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Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is a nonprofit organization that engages and harnesses the power of private sector to achieve inclusive growth in Africa. IGD has launched the "Africa on the Move" podcast series and will launch the "Making Farming Cool!" series under IGD’s Africa Investment Rising campaign, a dynamic multimedia campaign to change the narrative on doing business in Africa and to encourage greater trade and investment on the continent. Learn more at www.igdleaders.org/aircampaign

    Making Farming Cool! with Abdu Mukhtar, Dangote Group's Former Group Chief Strategist

    Making Farming Cool! with Abdu Mukhtar, Dangote Group's Former Group Chief Strategist

    Dr. Abdu Mukhtar, former group chief strategy officer of Dangote Industries Ltd., speaks to host George Collinet about how the narrative is changing for young professionals about careers in agriculture as more young people with expertise in business and technology are entering the agriculture sector and finding lucrative opportunities.

    • 8 min
    Making Farming Cool! with Dr. Dara Akala, E.D, Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND)

    Making Farming Cool! with Dr. Dara Akala, E.D, Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND)

    Dr. Dara Akala, executive director for the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PND), speaks to host Georges Collinet about PIND’s innovative market-based approach and private sector solutions to developing and improving efficiencies in the cassava value chain in the Niger Delta to bolster productivity and yields, which eventually translate into new jobs and viable business opportunities in the region.

    • 9 min
    Making Farming Cool! with TBS Holdings’ Siehle Zealous Sibisi on Sugar Production in South Africa

    Making Farming Cool! with TBS Holdings’ Siehle Zealous Sibisi on Sugar Production in South Africa

    Host Georges Collinet will take listeners on a captivating journey as he speaks to Siehle Zealous Sibisi, a 28-year-old who manages his family’s successful sugarcane farm and the challenges of running every aspect of the agribusiness and the incredible opportunities in agriculture. 

    • 11 min
    Africa on the Move: Dr. Mima Nedelcovych

    Africa on the Move: Dr. Mima Nedelcovych

    The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) has launched its first podcast for the “Africa on the Move” podcast series, featuring a conversation between Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President and CEO of the Initiative for Global Development, and host Georges Collinet on IGD’s mission and how it harnesses the power of Africa's private sector to achieve inclusive growth on the continent. The podcast series is part of IGD’s Africa Investment Rising campaign, a dynamic multimedia campaign to change the narrative on doing business in Africa and to encourage greater trade and investment on the continent. 

    • 6 min

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