Daily Archives: October 3, 2013

Huge success for IDEANOMICS Global’s 1st Women in Energy Africa Forum 2013 in South Africa

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A Global Game Changer: Finding the Future First™

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First ADF partial risk guarantee approved in Kenya for largest African wind power project

Africa’s biggest wind power project, it involves the development of a 300 MW wind farm comprising 365 wind turbines of 850kW capacity each and a 33kV electrical network
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AfDB, largest financier of clean energy on the African continent with $4.3 billion in energy projects

Between 2011 and 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) increased by a staggering 92% its investment in clean energy in Africa
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World cereal production set to jump 8 percent this year / Serious food insecurity affects Syria, Central African Republic and DR Congo

ROME, Italy, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favourable despite downward adjustments to forecasts for world cereal production and closing stocks, according to the latest issue of FAO’s quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.
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Production céréalière mondiale en progression de 8 pour cent en 2013 / La Syrie, la République centrafricaine et la RD du Congo sont victimes d’une grave insécurité alimentaire

ROME, Italie, 3 octobre 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Les perspectives de l’offre mondiale de céréales pour la campagne de commercialisation 2013/14 restent généralement favorables, en dépit des révisions à la baisse des estimations de la production et des stocks de clôture, selon le dernier rapport trimestriel de la FAO Perspectives de récoltes et situation alimentaire.
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Africa’s Tourism Set to Boost Economic Growth, Create New Jobs, and Now Outpace Other Regions for New Tourism Investment

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Sierra Leone receives support for green growth with new AfDB report

Report explores challenges and opportunities of growth in a fragile state read more

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IFC Affirms Commitment to Private Sector Development in Zambia

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ IFC VP and Treasurer Jingdong Hua visited Lusaka this week to reaffirm IFC’s commitment to private sector development in Zambia. Hua also thanked the Zambian authorities for their support to IFC’s Zambezi bond. The bond is the first local-currency bond issued by a non-resident in Zambia. It raised 150 million kwacha to support IFC’s private sector development lending program in the country.
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Ireland: Tánaiste backs new trade-based partnership with Africa

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Eamon Gilmore T.D., today highlighted the growth potential for Irish companies doing business in Africa.
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Discover the global view on the actual sourcing trends

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Barcelona, Spain: Global Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Summit

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Government and industry leaders to seek solutions for world’s energy priorities read more

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UNEP to Host Major South-South Development Expo in Nairobi / Delivering Successful Green Solutions from the South to the World

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ This month high-level delegates from across the globe will gather at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya, to spotlight, showcase and scale up innovative local solutions to global problems at the 2013 Global South-South Development Expo.
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