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Branding Africa and debunking the myths about its potential

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Africa cannot continue to be marketed as a country, when it is a continent of 54 countries, which, by 2040 will have the largest workforce in the world. The statement was made by the Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Mr. Carlos Lopes at the World Economic Forum on Africa this week during a session aptly titled:Myth Busting; investing in Africa.

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A.M. Best Special Report: Indonesia’s Growth Attracts Insurers, While Capital Requirements Deter Them

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Africa’s Agriculture and Agribusiness Markets Set to Top US$ One Trillion in 2030

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Africa has the potential to create a trillion-dollar food market
  • But farmers need better access to help them grow and trade their products
  • A new report outlines challenges and solutions to Africa’s Agriculture and Agribusiness sectors

WASHINGTON –A new World Bank report “Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness,” says that Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods.  The report calls on governments to work side-by-side with agribusinesses, to link farmers with consumers in an increasingly urbanized Africa.

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March, 2013 – Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today.

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Africa’s Food Markets Could Create One Trillion Dollar Opportunity by 2030

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa’s farmers and agribusinesses could create a trillion-dollar food market by 2030 if they can expand their access to more capital, electricity, better technology and irrigated land to grow high-value nutritious foods, and if African governments can work more closely with agribusinesses to feed the region’s fast-growing urban population, according to a new World Bank report launched today.

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Billions lost from the poor provision of water and sanitation

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

LIBERIAN President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the World loses $260 billion from poor water and sanitation,

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Sluggish Productivity Growth Holding Back World’s Economies

Slowdown in Productivity Felt Across the Globe in 2012, Little Improvement Projected for 2013

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Russian Railways Logistics Starts Transportation of Synthez-Kauchuk Products to India, Indonesia and South-East Asia

Russian Railways Logistics started transportation of the finished goods produced by JSC Synthez-Kauchuk for export. The first 30 containers with the company cargo were shipped at the end of December 2012 to India, Indonesia and South-East Asia. Russian Railways Logistics branch in St. Petersburg provided the service including sending trucks to the plant, transportation of the cargo to logistic terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia, cargo containerization at the terminal, delivery of loaded containers to the port, port forwarding and sea freight.  Starting from January 2013 the current scheme with the truck involvement will be supplemented by the option of empty containers provision to the plant and returning the loaded containers by rail to the port.

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New Research Report on Power Markets in Emerging Economies to 2020

New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Power Markets in Emerging Economies – Market Outlook, Capacity and Generation, Opportunities and Challenges to 2020

 

Power Markets in Emerging Economies Market Outlook, Capacity and Generation, Opportunities and Challenges to 2020

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Power Markets in Emerging Economies – Market Outlook, Capacity and Generation, Opportunities and Challenges to 2020

NEW YORK, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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Investors Representing More Than $1 Trillion in Assets Win Better Sustainability Disclosure and Performance from Emerging Market Companies

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/The Emerging Markets Disclosure Project (EMDP) released its final report today, Lessons Learned: The Emerging Markets Disclosure Project, 2008 – 2012, documenting a five year initiative championing greater transparency among emerging market companies on key environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

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Growth to Slow in East Asia and Pacific in 2012, But Domestic Demand Will Play Key Role in Rebound Next Year

 

China’s growth to slow to 7.7% in 2012 but recover to 8.1% next year

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Campaign Launched to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

 

WORLD LP GAS ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO INDOOR AIR POLLUTION CAUSED BY TRADITIONAL COOKING FUELS

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Myriad Group Teams Up with Facebook And Expands Social Mobile Service into Middle East, Indonesia and Malaysia

 

– Myriad closes deals with major operators Celcom, Indosat & Mobily

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Aberdeen Emerging Markets Telecommunications and Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data And Portfolio Composition

 

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Aberdeen Emerging Markets Telecommunications and Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE MKT: ETF), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of May 31, 2012.

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90% of Global Companies Say Their Emerging Markets Strategies Could be Better

 

Half of the 430 global companies recently surveyed by Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) say at least 30% of their global revenues will come from Emerging Markets by 2017.

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Transparency in Global Real Estate Markets Increases, Aiding Investors, Occupiers, According to Jones Lang LaSalle

CHICAGO, LONDON and SINGAPORE, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A biennial index released today by Jones Lang LaSalle and LaSalle Investment Management (NYSE: JLL) reveals that recovering real estate markets have prompted renewed impetus to transparency improvements following a slowdown in progress during the financial crisis in 2008 and 2009.  Nearly 90 percent of markets have registered advances in real estate transparency during the past two years, driven by improving market fundamentals data and performance measurement, combined with better governance of listed vehicles.

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