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January 18, 2017

Can Cobalt Supplies Scale With Massive EV Market Growth?

For any potentially large-scale technology that is hyped to replace existing systems en masse, it’s important to look at the supply chains and materials to see if …

 
January 18, 2017

Africa’s Agriculture and Agribusiness Markets Set to Top US$ One Trillion in 2030

A World Bank report “Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness,” says that Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they …

 
January 18, 2017

Opportunities totaling an annual $2.3 trillion — and 80 million new jobs — by 2030

Taking a sustainable approach to the world’s food and agriculture challenges, like hunger, food waste and environmental degradation, could lead to new business opportunities totaling an annual …

 
November 18, 2016

12% of the world’s oil reserves, 40% of its gold, and 80% to 90% of its chromium and platinum…

While not all African countries are commodity rich, the continent has 12% of the world’s oil reserves, 40% of its gold, and 80% to 90% of its …

 
October 18, 2016

Africa offers an opportunity to reap a better return than the “old” emerging markets

The real GDP of sub-Saharan Africa as a whole will grow by 5.1% and 5.8% in 2014 and 2015, respectively, as foreign investments in natural resources, increased …

 
October 18, 2016

Why should U.S. investors consider venturing to Kenya in their portfolios

Kenya’s location on the eastern coast of Sub-Saharan Africa positions it as the commercial gateway to the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa. It’s a destination for investors looking …

 
October 18, 2016

Is it time to invest in Africa?

  1.) THE MISPERCEPTIONS OF INVESTING IN AFRICA 2.) REAL VS. PERCEIVED RISKS & DEALING WITH CORRUPTION IN AFRICA 3.) INVEST IN AFRICA: BUILDING TRUST AND INFORMATION …