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Attracting Investment into Africa’s Food Industries

Oct 5, 2021

Attracting Investment into Africa’s Food Industries

Agriculture and agribusiness are powerfully strong drivers of growth and job creation across Africa.

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Sep 20, 2021

Building Green in a “Code Red” Climate

Why investors, developers, and governments are adopting zero-carbon goals.

Out of Crisis, Digital Opportunity

Sep 8, 2021

Out of Crisis, Digital Opportunity

Across developing countries, companies are taking advantage of a “quantum leap” in digital adoption.

Digitization seeds opportunities for Eastern Africa’s rural farmers

Sep 8, 2021

Digitization seeds opportunities for Eastern Africa’s rural farmers

Trade and supply disruptions are affecting farmers in rural Kenya and Uganda, but digital platforms offer new markets.

PPE生産の現地化戦略を推進するアフリカ企業の挑戦

Sep 1, 2021

PPE生産の現地化戦略を推進するアフリカ企業の挑戦

ナイジェリア出身のオデュナイヤ氏は、イギリスでキャリアを積んだ後、両親が祖国で起業したヘルスケア製品を製造するウェミィ・インダストリーズ(Wemy Industries)の経営を引き継ぎました。新型コロナ危機下において、IFCなどから支援を受け、既存事業との相乗効果を高いマスクや個人用防護具事業に参入、材料の不織布の現地生産を進め、必需品の国内供給の安定化を図るとともに長期的な成長戦略を進めています。

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

Aug 4, 2021

Accelerating a Strategy to Produce PPE in Africa

The urgency of the pandemic spurred a Nigerian company to expand its manufacturing line into face masks and surgical gowns—strengthening local production and creating a market for personal protective equipment.

A Kenyan Home of One’s Own

Jul 13, 2021

A Kenyan Home of One’s Own

With IFC support, an ambitious plan puts home ownership within reach for thousands of Kenyans

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Jun 28, 2021

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Regional pharma manufacturing hubs can expand the availability of drugs, lower costs, and strengthen local health systems.

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Jun 28, 2021

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa "With New Eyes"

Q&A with Frannie Léautier, CEO, SouthBridge Investments

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Jun 16, 2021

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

Imbalances between supply and demand in the pharmaceutical sector have captured investors’ attention. Locally-manufactured medicines could bridge the gap.