DFC CDO Herscowitz Travels to Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi

Media Advisory


WASHINGTON – From February 1-10, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Development Officer (CDO) Andrew Herscowitz will travel to Tanzania, Uganda, and Burundi to meet with government, business, and civil society leaders to advance private sector-led development.

In Dar es Salaam, CDO Herscowitz delivered remarks at the Tanzania Energy Cooperation Summit on the importance of public-private partnership to Tanzania’s energy access and security.

In Kampala, CDO Herscowitz will visit a distribution center operated by DFC client Copia Global to hear from local agents about the impact of DFC’s support.

CDO Herscowitz will then travel to Bujumbura where he will meet with local microfinance institutions to discuss the positive development impact of investing in women and youth-led projects.

For additional trip information, interview requests, or questions, please contact DFC Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala at press@dfc.gov.


U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. We invest across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights.