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AfDB stands ready to support African countries in establishing Continental Free Trade Area by 2017

July 27, 2012

AfDB stands ready to support African countries in establishing Continental Free Trade Area by 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) stands ready to assist African countries in implementing the physical infrastructure needed for the establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area by 2017, said its president, Donald Kaberuka.   Addressing the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee which met during the African Union Summit held between more...

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Should Food Security be an issue in the 2012 Elections in Ghana

April 12, 2012

Should Food Security be an issue in the 2012 Elections in Ghana

Ghana has been hailed as a “beacon of hope” on the African continent due to its record of political stability and progress in development areas. In about seven months from now the country will once again go to the polls to judge the governance of the current NDC led regime, and the question is what this judgment by the people should be based on. In a recent article more...

Business , Economy , Finance , Food , News , Politics

Youth and Development in Asia

April 5, 2012

Youth and Development in Asia

There is no time like the present for investing in our youth, those between the ages of 12 and 24.  After all, today's youth are tomorrow's workers, entrepreneurs, parents, citizens and leaders.  Indeed, investing in youth will boost economic growth, reduce poverty, and make us all better off. This is especially the case for developing countries whose youth more...

Business , Life & Style , Youth

Kenya-based firm to provide 100,000 small farmers with micro-loans

November 13, 2011

Kenya-based firm to provide 100,000 small farmers with micro-loans

New York/Nairobi—Juhudi Kilimo, a Kenya-based investment firm, announced on Friday 11th November 2011, that it will provide some 100,000 smallholder rural farmers in Kenya—more than half of them women—with access to micro-loans and basic financial training by 2016 as part of the firm’s commitment to the Business Call to Action (BCtA), a global initiative that more...

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What is role of the Private Sector in addressing Job anxiety and fears for the future prospects?

November 13, 2011

What is role of the Private Sector in addressing Job anxiety and fears for the future prospects?

The private sector plays a key role in addressing job anxiety and fears for future prospect. This is the statement of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the Global Business Summit in Vienna, between 11- 12 November, delivered by Thomas Stelzer (Assistant Secretary General for Policy Coordination and Interafency Affairs, Department of Economic and Social more...

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Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World

November 1, 2011

Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World

Governments, heads of international organizations and representatives of cooperative organizations met on Monday at United Nations headquarters to launch the International Year of Cooperatives (2012) under the theme “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World”.  Programmes during the Year seek to encourage individuals, communities and governments to recognize the more...

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The Return Migrant: Patrick Awuah

October 19, 2011

The Return Migrant: Patrick Awuah

Migrants have the potential to contribute to the countries of origin. There have been success stories about how migrants return back to their countries of origin and give back to the community. One of such success stories is told about a Ghanaian gentleman with the name Patrick Awauh. Patrick is 46 years old, happily married with dignity and has two children. He is a more...

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World Bank Lends Support to Ukrainian Exporters

August 27, 2011

World Bank Lends Support to Ukrainian Exporters

An amount of US$150 million has been approved by the Executive Directors of the World Bank. The money is to be used as additional financing loan to Ukraine for the second export Development Project (EDP2).   The $150 Million Commitment is to provide medium and long-term investment, and working capital finance to Ukrainian businesses   The project more...

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East Africa to Match Japan in Ease of Doing Business

August 25, 2011

East Africa to Match Japan in Ease of Doing Business

The World Bank and IFC have launched a report titled “ Doing Business in East African Community 2011”. The report elaborates that if the best of East African regulations procedures are  implemented across board, the business regulatory environment in East Africa would be comparable to that in Japan.   The report draws data from annual global Doing Business more...

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International Business Competition

August 8, 2011

International Business Competition

Business in Kosovo, Palestine, Rwanda, Liberia or Burundi   Do you ever want to do business abroad? Would you come in contact with potential investors, selected for the IntEnt training, use of a global network and another chance for technical support worth € 5000, -?   Sign up for the Diaspora Challenge! Cooperation Foundation IntEnt, BiD Network more...

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