Ambassador Joseph Henry Smith talks with UGA's Amrit Bart about a poultry program the university hopes to kick-start in Ghana's rural communities. 

Ghana is considering appointing an honorary consul in Atlanta as commercial connections between the West African nation and Georgia intensify, Ambassador Joseph Henry Smith told Global Atlanta during a recent visit.  More

Former Peace Corps Volunteer Wins Global Atlanta Holiday Contest

by Phil Bolton | February 13, 2014 Susan Caster, who served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana from 1977-81, was the winner of Global Atlanta’s “Winter Wonderland” contest held over the Christmas holidays. More

Senegalese Business School Seeks Partners in Atlanta

by Phil Bolton | September 17, 2012 Representatives of Senegal’s largest private business school are in Atlanta this week meeting with local universities interested in establishing student and faculty exchanges. More
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Beyond Grants: U.S. Program for Diaspora Businesses Grows Up

by Chris Freiberg | February 2, 2015 The African Diaspora Marketplace, an initiative that helps small to mid-size businesses break into Africa, has returned this year with a newly refined focus on keeping projects alive over the long-haul.  More
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