The Rockefeller Foundation has ambitious goals in Africa — from encouraging social entrepreneurship to boosting employment through its Digital Jobs Africa initiative, to advancing health, securing livelihoods and transforming cities.
And in many of its ventures, the foundation is looking for partners — often local ones — to push the envelope and drive results.
So how does the Rockefeller Foundation, one of the leading development foundations in the world, choose its partners, and what can local organizations do to win funding?
Devex asked Mamadou Biteye, the foundation’s managing director for Africa, on the fringes of the first-ever Devex Partnerships Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Click above to watch his answer, and stay tuned for our full interview with Biteye and more coverage of the Partnerships Forum.
Read more about the trend of aid “going local” as well as the Devex Partnerships Forum & Career Fair in Nairobi.
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