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About Prosper Africa

Prosper Africa is a U.S. Government initiative to increase trade and investment between African nations and the United States.

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African nations play an important role in the global economy with some of the fastest-growing economies in the world and a young, growing, and rapidly urbanizing population.

The United States, in turn, offers a large consumer base, the world’s deepest capital markets, and a commitment to job creation, transparency, and social responsibility. Increased economic engagement between the United States and African nations creates jobs, fuels economic growth, and advances shared prosperity.

This is where Prosper Africa comes in.

Prosper Africa brings together services and resources from across the U.S. Government to empower businesses and investors with market insights, deal support, financing opportunities, and solutions to strengthen business climates.

“We must all work together to advance our shared vision of a better future – a future of growing trade and investment that advances prosperity for all our nations.”

President Biden to AU Summit participantsFebruary 2021

Here’s How We Work

We Facilitate Transactions

We leverage the services and resources of 17 U.S. Government agencies to help African and American businesses and investors identify partners, advance opportunities, and close deals.

We Shape Future Opportunities

We work with our African government and private sector partners to foster healthy business climates, and we identify and promote new market opportunities.

We Make it Easier Than Ever to Access U.S. Government Support

Prosper Africa is a one-stop-shop so you don’t have to waste valuable resources navigating Washington in order to do business in the United States and Africa.

  • Get Market Insights

    Learn about the economic opportunities available today and those emerging tomorrow.

  • Access Deal Support

    Our Deal Teams in Washington, DC and at U.S. embassies across Africa are available to help you advance new business opportunities.

  • Explore Financing

    We support businesses and investors in securing financing—grants, loans, and more—through our resources gathered from 17 U.S. Government agencies.

  • Find Solutions to Strengthen Business Climates

    We work with governments across the African continent to craft solutions that strengthen business climates.

We Deliver Results

800 deals

closed between the United States and African nations

$50 billion

estimated in exports and investments

45 countries

where the U.S. Government supported deals to close