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60 African countries to participate in the AIM 2013

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Nokia and Airtel partner to deliver consumer value across Africa

By Chancy Namadzunda

Nokia and Airtel announced a broad partnership agreement across Africa to drive closer collaboration and deliver increased consumer value. The agreement, which incorporates areas such as the provision of Nokia Life services, Xpress Browser and Nokia Store Operator Billing for purchases from Nokia Store in key countries, makes it easier and more cost effective for Airtel subscribers to access a range of value adding services.

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Property players in for a great ride 2013

It looks as if 2013 is set to provide opportunities for commercial investors, that is if experts are to be believed.

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New Study Shows Healthy Food Rebates Positively Impact Shopping Behavior

RAND Corporation and Vitality research finds discount leads to increased purchases of healthy foods and decrease in junk foods

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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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Born in the USA OR Coming to America

Harris Poll Finds Buying American Still Valued in Increasingly Global Marketplace

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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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Online Shopping Study Shows Boomers’ Purchasing Behavior Still Growing, Millennials Steady

-Boomers online purchases in health and beauty category up 12 percent-

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“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”

Exclusive interview with Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland.  She will address the Water track at African Utility Week on: “Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater”.

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U.S. Exports Reach $182.6 Billion in November

Exports Up 38.7 Percent Since 2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States exported $182.6 billion in goods and services in November 2012, according to data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department.

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Frost & Sullivan: Need for Increased Functionality Drives EMEA Contact Center Systems Market

Enterprises pushing for tighter integration between various contact center applications

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U.S. Exports Reach $180.5 Billion in October

WASHINGTON, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United States exported $180.5 billion in goods and services in October 2012, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department.

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Still Growth Potential in Turkish B2C E-Commerce

Hamburg-based market research firm yStats.com gives a detailed overview of B2C E-Commerce in Turkey in its latest “Turkey B2C E-Commerce Report 2012.” The analysis includes figures about internet use, online purchases and revenues along with competitors, products offered and trends.

 

Hamburg, Germany, November, 2012 –(PR.com)– In 2011, more than 40% of the Turkish population used the internet. When it comes to broadband access per 100 inhabitants, Turkey still lags far behind Germany and the USA. However, almost a quarter of Internet users in Turkey accessed the mobile Internet in the first quarter of 2012. As a result, there is still growth potential in B2C E-Commerce in Turkey.

Fashion and Consumer Electronics Popular Categories for Online Shopping in Turkey

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South African online retail industry on the move

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Although the Online retail sector is lagging in South Africa – the industry leadership remains optimistic that better day are coming.

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Soros Economic Development Fund and IFU Invest Millions in Food Security and Clean Cooking Venture in Africa

 

Funding for CleanStar Mozambique benefits smallholder farmers and the environment, creates jobs, and protects families from indoor air pollution

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South African economy needs to be boosted

 

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey has just released a report which does not look good for economic development and hence, job creation for South Africa.

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