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SAN FRANCISCO — The Innovation Village is one of more than 500 incubators and accelerators spread across the African continent.

But it faces unique challenges because it is based in Kampala, Uganda, a more nascent ecosystem for entrepreneurship than cities such as Nairobi, Kenya, and Lagos, Nigeria.

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    Catherine Cheney is a Senior Reporter for Devex. She covers the West Coast of the U.S., focusing on the role of technology, innovation, and philanthropy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And she frequently represents Devex as a speaker and moderator. Prior to joining Devex, Catherine earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University, worked as a web producer for POLITICO and reporter for World Politics Review, and helped to launch NationSwell. Catherine has reported domestically and internationally for outlets including The Atlantic and the Washington Post. Outside of her own reporting, Catherine also supports other journalists to cover what is working, through her work with the Solutions Journalism Network.