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About Prosper Africa

Prosper Africa is a Presidential-level national security initiative aimed at strengthening the strategic and economic partnership between the U.S. and Africa by catalyzing transformative two-way trade and investment flows.

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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 growing population that is increasingly young, urban, and digitally connected.

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 mobilizes services and resources from across the U.S. Government to empower businesses and investors with market insights, deal support, and financing opportunities.

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“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

Prosper Africa Executive Secretariat Leadership

Ms. British A. Robinson
Prosper Africa Coordinator

Ms. British A. Robinson, Prosper Africa Coordinator Photo

“I am proud to serve as the Prosper Africa Coordinator. I look forward to fostering transformative partnerships with businesses and investors across the U.S. and African countries. Together, we will build on the momentum from the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit by supporting hundreds of businesses to enter and expand in new markets, mobilizing billions of dollars of investment in Africa, and creating thousands of jobs for both African and American workers.”

Ms. British A. RobinsonProsper Africa Coordinator

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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 African nations.

  • 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 in countries 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.

We Deliver Results

In support of Prosper Africa the U.S. Government has helped close hundreds of deals, generating billions in new exports and investments

1,852 deals

closed between the United States and African nations

$86 billion

estimated in exports and investments

49 countries

where the U.S. Government supported deals to close