GIF is excited to announce a £1.6 million investment in Kamatan, an agriculture-technology startup leveraging supply chain technology to ensure better pricing for farmers and to reduce wastage in the sector. Based in India, Kamatan works with farmer produce organisations (FPOs) to source produce for direct supply to agricultural enterprises, processors and retailers. Kamatan helps […]
GIF announces the appointment of Sal Giambanco as Chair, alongside the appointment of three new Board members GIF is delighted to announce that Sal Giambanco has been appointed Chair of the Global Innovation Fund Board of Directors following the departure of Kanini Mutooni, Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Toniic, who leaves […]
I am delighted to announce GIF’s global presence is increasing with the opening of our new GIF office in Nairobi, Kenya. Being at the heart of regions we seek to invest in will help GIF make its strong investments in the Global South even stronger. As Managing Director – Africa I will support the sourcing […]
GIF is excited to announce a $1.6 million grant to StrongMinds, a charity that aims to treat depression in women in Africa with less than $2 per day to spend on their families. StrongMinds currently operates in Uganda and Zambia; and addresses depression by delivering facilitator and peer-led courses of Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy (or IPT-G), […]
The Global Innovation Fund has significantly increased its policy and communications firepower with the appointment of James Mazzarella to the new role of Senior Vice President of Policy and Communications. In this role, James leads government and policy engagement in the Americas and will also lead on the delivery of corporate, investment and innovation […]
The spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, is an unprecedented event and an increasing priority not only for the public, but for the workplace also. Employers are being asked to do all they can to slow the spread of the virus and protect employees, while maintaining business continuity. As GIF confronts the […]
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