This FDI acts as a catalyst for job creation, technology transfer and sustainable economic growth through shared value creation. This unique positioning at the interface between the public and private sectors means IPAs are often the face of governments and the first body contacted by potential investors. This gives them a unique platform for defining, aligning and promoting economic development that promotes broader social objectives.
Both domestic investment and foreign direct investment(FDI) advance rural and urban economic growth and development. The distinctive role of FDI is that it brings scarce capital, know-how, technology, and access to foreign markets. If well embedded in the economic strategies of host economies, FDI can help improve the competitiveness of domestic enterprises, a core foundation of economic growth, job creation and broad-based economic resiliency.
We partner with organizations to co-create market-leading frontier solutions that will drive tomorrow’s economy.
We work with accelerator partners to define impact strategies that align with the needs of impact-oriented investors.
We leverage 3 approaches to investment to align incentives and engage new sources of impact-oriented financing.
Attracting FDI to Africa is difficult. It is even more difficult to attract it to locations outside a country’s capital. Yet, promising investment opportunities abound, especially if considered in conjunction with broader regional economic clusters. Regions that seek FDI need, therefore, to make a determined and well-focused effort at aligning incentives around viable and promising investment opportunities, tailored both to local conditions and world markets.
SEA is an L3C that builds industry-specific social enterprise accelerators to scale the impact of innovative market-based solutions and generate deal flow for impact-oriented investors.
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