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Impact Investing in Africa

A Guide to Sustainability for Investors, Institutions, and Entrepreneurs

Authors: Mungai, Edward

  • Explains in granular detail which sectors present the greatest opportunities for impact investors in Africa
  • Showcases which opportunities are real and which are illusory, which sectors are already beginning to mature and which are poised to grow exponentially
  • Examines a number of recent ventures, across the content of Africa—both successes and failures—to explain and illustrate what will likely succeed in the near term
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-00428-6
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About this book

As investment in new ventures across the African continent grows, and enterprises multiply in a wide variety of sectors, the next wave of challenges and opportunities has become apparent to those with the experience and vision to understand them. In this book for investors, institutions, entrepreneurs, and everyone interested in the economic future of Africa, noted Kenyan executive Edward Mungai will analyze recent successes and failures in business ventures across the African continent and identify the most important opportunities for impact investment impacting the future of Africa available today and in the near future.

About the authors

Edward Mungai is renowned across Europe and Africa for his deep experience in and knowledge of African entrepreneurship and investment. Mungai is CEO of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center, the green microbusiness incubator affiliated with the World Bank. Previously, Mungai led investments in Africa and elsewhere for the Danish International Investment Funds. Mungai speaks frequently to audiences in Africa, Europe, and the United States on sustainable African development and impact investment.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Mungai, Edward

    Pages 1-10

  • Doing Business in Africa: What to Consider

    Mungai, Edward

    Pages 11-23

  • How Does Impact Investing Scale Down to Ordinary People?

    Mungai, Edward

    Pages 25-43

  • Landscape of Impacting Investing in Africa

    Mungai, Edward

    Pages 45-54

  • Emerging Trends in Impact Investing in Africa

    Mungai, Edward

    Pages 55-72

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-00428-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $37.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-00427-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Impact Investing in Africa
Book Subtitle
A Guide to Sustainability for Investors, Institutions, and Entrepreneurs
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-00428-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-00428-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-00427-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 159
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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