Monthly Archives: January 2013
World Bank Unveils New Country Assistance Strategy to Support Malawi’s Economic Growth and Transformation
The World Bank Group has released its new Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) to support Malawi’s effort to diversify the economy and make it more competitive and resilient to shocks. The four-year CAS, which was discussed by the Bank Board of Executive Directors today, will cover the 2013 to 2017 financial years, and proposes an indicative envelop of US$ 695 million.
NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Dolat Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: DOLV) announced that its Diamond Mining subsidiary Dove Diamonds is expected to begin operations in the lucrative Diamond Reconditioning sector. The Company intends to begin operations in laser drilling and irradiation of diamonds and commented today on the growing economic opportunities in the diamond industry.
Larta Institute Fosters Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development with New Partnerships in Romania, South Africa
LOS ANGELES, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Larta Institute (www.larta.org), a global leader in technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, announced two global partnerships, aimed at unlocking the commercialization potential of world-class research and promising technology-based businesses in Romania and South Africa. As these countries look to capitalize on their human and technical assets, support mechanisms for high growth entrepreneurs are at the forefront of their economic planning agendas; yet, local entrepreneurs lack the networks and tools, and their technologies lack the commercial appeal, essential to successfully compete in the global marketplace. The partnerships leverage Larta Institute’s global networks and commercialization expertise and the on-the-ground knowledge and knowhow of two leading regional organizations to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development in Romania and South Africa.
22 – 24 April 2013, Hilton Windhoek, Namibia
Hosted & Organised: Global Pacific & Partners
January, San Diego, CA: A surge in the number of access providers in the Ethernet community, new markets for regional providers, application-oriented SLA’s, optimized mobile backhaul and cloud service delivery… these are among the benefits now on offer, according to Ihab Tarazi Chairman of the Board, MEF (MetroEthernet Forum), speaking today at the gala announcement of the first twenty vendors to offer Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certified products. Other speakers included Ethernet inventor, Bob Metcalfe, and MEF President Nan Chen.