April 25

US Launches Africa Trade Desk, Targets $300 Million Deals in 18 Months

Prosper Africa, a US government national security initiative, has announced the launch of Africa Trade Desk, a platform to link African agricultural producers and suppliers with large US food retailers.

“The Africa Trade Desk, a public-private partnership between Prosper Africa and Afritex Ventures, is set to facilitate at least $300 million in export sales between Africa and the United States within the next 18 months,” Prosper Africa said in a statement.

Photo courtesy of Erik Odiin.

Source: The Kenyan Wall Street (link opens in a new window)

international trade, public-private partnerships, supply chains