Going Green: Private Sector Investment in Africa’s Sustainable Energy Sector

05 January, 2016

For private investment in Africa’s sustainable energy sector, many of the key challenges also translate into the greatest opportunities. While remote areas are harder to reach with the grid, renewables offer off-grid application potential and existing risks can be countered by new financing structures....

Food Security Challenges in Fertile Lands

05 January, 2016

Africa has enormous potential for food production, but has a trade deficit in agricultural products. Among the many solutions needed to address this complex problem, improvements to productivity and infrastructure have important roles to play....

Ethiopia’s Transformation

14 December, 2015

Ethiopia is being held up as the epitome of the “Africa rising” story. We look at the role that international investors – both public and private – are playing in this rapidly changing economy...