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Hope for financing Africa’s Development through private equity

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ A high-level roundtable on Building Private Equity and Private Capital Markets in Africa, met on 8 May, to explore the promise and obstacles facing private capital investments in Africa. The roundtable of investors and policy makers met under the auspices of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Economic Forum on Africa to navigate the complex world of private equity, which in recent years has shown increased interest. According to the participants, this could be Africa’s next development financing frontier and could mark an end to an aid dependency.
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IFC Support for Country Bird’s Expansion Encourages Agribusiness, Employment in Southern Africa

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AfDB’s COMPELLING CASE FOR AFRICA’S STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION

China Oilseed Processing Report Provides Exclusive Insight Into Growth and Investment Potential in the Sector Over Next Decade; Report Now Available

Complete in-depth report on China oilseed processing sector now available for purchase. Danvers, MA, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– The just-released, in-depth report entitled Bringing Transparency to the Chinese Oilseed Processing Sector is now available for sale through Global AgInvestingSM Research & Insight (http://www.globalaginvesting.com/ResearchInsights/detail?contentid=2517). 

The in-depth insider report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market dynamics driving growth in the Chinese oilseed processing industry over the next decade including: read more

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Turkey•MENA Renewable Energy Congress 2013 See a huge potential of renewable energy in Turkey and MENA

The world had seen a rapidly increasing demand of energy recently due to the growing population and climate change. It applies to the countries in MENA. Apart from these two factors, urbanization enlarges Turkish demand of power, MENA countries have to gain more power to desalinate more water for the increased population. Some countries in this region like Morocco, Saudi Arabia will also have to make a diversified energy mix. Renewable energy became the overwhelming choice for this region. Thanks to the peculiar geography, Turkey and MENA countries are of huge potential of solar energy; whilst Turkey, Morocco and other Mediterranean are rich in wind energy. read more

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Accor has high hopes for sub-Saharan Africa

Global Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Drugs Market 2012-2016

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Non-small Cell Lung Cancer market to grow at a CAGR of 2.77 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing prevalence of cancer. The Global Ophthalmic Drugs market has also been witnessing the trend of emergence of personalized medicines. However, the increasing use of complementary and alternative medicine could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

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Congo Must Diversify its Economy and Think about the Post-Oil Era

New World Bank report offers policymakers roadmap for building resilient sustainable cities

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China to Emerge as the World’s Largest Market for Green Energy Transit Buses, Projects Frost & Sullivan

Governments’ commitment toward green energy fuels hybrid and electric powered vehicles market read more

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Policy and Regulatory Framework for Waste Effluent Management in Kenya: Potential Effectiveness of Compliance