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About Prosper Africa

Prosper Africa is a U.S. Government initiative that increases trade and investment between Africa and the United States.

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Africa plays 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 has incredible opportunities for African business, too:  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 Africa 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 with market insights, financing opportunities, and deal support.

“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 February 2021

Here’s How We Work

We Facilitate Transactions

We leverage the services and resources of 17 U.S. Government agencies to generate a pipeline of deal opportunities. And, we work hand-in-hand with the private sector to identify partners, advance opportunities, and close deals.

We Shape Future Opportunities

We work with our African government and private sector partners to overcome barriers to two-way trade and investment, and we identify and promote new 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 U.S. and Africa.

  • Learn About the Market

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

  • Get 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 government agencies.

We Deliver Results We Deliver Results

280+ deals

supported between the United States and Africa

$22 billion

in new exports and investments

30+ countries

where the U.S. Government supported deals to close