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The collaboration between UK and Japan will help clear Angolan mine fields to support economic development by increasing available agricultural land
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will participate in the training for entrepreneurs organised by EMRC on 13-14 February, ahead of the 11th edition of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF)
Seventeen years from now, half the global stock of capital, totaling $158 trillion (in 2010 dollars), will reside in the developing world, compared to less than one-third today, with countries in East Asia and Latin America accounting for the largest shares of this stock, says the latest edition of the World Bank’s Global Development Horizons (GDH) report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the next two decades.
Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report
- Developing world’s share of global investment to triple by 2030
- China, India will be developing world’s largest investors
- Boost to education needed so poor can improve their well-being
Global Development Horizons 2013: Capital For the Future from WB_Research
In less than a generation, global saving and investment will be dominated by the developing world, says the just-released Global Development Horizons (GDH) report.
A special envoy dispatched to Banjul by the Russian Federation has disclosed that he came to seek The Gambia’s support in his country’s bid to host the World EXPO 2020 in the city of Ekaterinburg, report the Daily Observer – government’s controlled newspaper.
U.S. Ranks First In ‘KPMG Green Tax Index,’ Tops Countries Using Tax Code To Shape Sustainable Corporate Activity
About the KPMG Green Tax Index
The KPMG Green Tax Index focuses on 21 major economies around the world that KPMG International believes represent a major share of global corporate investment activity. A high ranking in the Index does not necessarily mean that a country is “greener” than others. It means that the government is more active than others in using the tax system as a tool to influence corporate behavior and achieve green policy goals.
New York, NY (PR.com)– With a CAGR of 6.8%, global market value for plastics in Industrial application sector is anticipated to be worth US$11.1 billion by 2015. On a global scale, Europe accounts for more than 30% of the market. While U.S. accounts for the largest share of the global market value on a country basis, India and Japan surpasses the U.S. in terms of growth rate anticipated in the near future and leads the world. Among the end-use segments, Plasticizers account for the largest share of the entire market, driving a CAGR of 6.2%, during the analysis period 2011-2016. Lubricants see as the fastest growing end-user with a forecast CAGR of approximately 8.1% by 2016, respectively.
DALLAS, Feb., 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The past decade witnessed a giant leap in the entertainment industry, with 3Dl motion pictures trickling out of cinemas to 3D television screens. New generation 3D mobile phones are next to follow suit, without the need for 3D viewing glasses. With an increasing number of mobile applications and technologies being produced, 3D capture is likely to become as important as 3D viewing in TVs. Mobile phones with 3D cameras and HD video recording capabilities are set to become a rage in the near future.
“Nuclear power is not just about reducing your carbon footprint; it should be an integral part of Africa’s development strategy.“
New World Bank report offers policymakers roadmap for building resilient sustainable cities
New Managed Cloud Platform enables global organizations to leverage cloud benefits of increased agility and reduced costs
More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us more sick; Globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs
NEW YORK, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — McCann Truth Central, the global intelligence unit of McCann Erickson , the world’s largest advertising agency, released a new global research study, “The Truth About Wellness,” an online global study based on a quantitative survey of 7,000 respondents in the U.S., U.K., Brazil, China, Japan, South Africa and Turkey and supplemented qualitatively in the U.S., U.K., Japan, Peru and Brazil.
The Japanese government is putting in place strategic mechanisms aimed at expanding its investments in Africa, Tanzania being one of the key targets, as more foreign powers rush for the continent’s resources.