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Baltimore Sun features Elizabeth Littlefield on African investment opportunity

Elizabeth Littlefield meets with local microfinance institutions during a delegation to Rwanda earlier this year.
Elizabeth Littlefield meets with local microfinance institutions during a delegation to Rwanda earlier this year.

“Casual political observers often focus on Africa’s natural resources, mineral wealth and conflicts as a strategic concern, but Africa is a massive and rapidly growing consumer market that is more fully appreciated by strategic investors with each passing day,” OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield writes in the Baltimore Sun, August 1, ahead of next week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington.

Read the full op-ed here. August 1, Baltimore Sun.


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