The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) yesterday announced it is launching the Africa Investment Advisor Programme, which establishes a regional team based in Africa. The team will equip DFC to more proactively advance investments and expand its portfolio in this priority region, particularly as Africa continues to respond to both the health and economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The launch of this team at a time when many investors are skittish about...