Category archives for: Industry

Revitalizing Affordable Housing’s Role in Expanding Economic Growth

Lagos, Nigeria, October 22, 2018/ — As the continent’s largest economy, international development experts, innovators and funders increasingly believe that Nigeria is positioned to provide a market-driven solution to one of the continent’s most significant challenges and opportunities: Affordable Housing.

SA, Lesotho, India and Bahrain Show Class at 2018 UN Investment Promotion Awards

Geneva, Switzerland, October  22, 2018// – Agencies from South Africa, Lesotho, India and  Bahrain have won top honours at the United Nations Investment Promotion Awards for excellence in boosting investment into sectors that will have social and economic benefits and help the countries meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

How Developing Economies Can Get More Out of Their Infrastructure Budgets

October 22, 2018//-Governments in developing economies often lack the capacity to conduct thorough reviews of proposed capital projects. A streamlined approach can identify those ready for funding.

Laying the Foundation for Success in the Connected-building Era

October 21, 2018//-Connected buildings could introduce a new way of working. Here’s what it will take for them to become mainstream.

China’s 3rd Quarter Growth Misses Expectations

October 19, 2018//-China has reported its slowest quarterly growth rate since the global financial crisis.

Ghana: Citizen Watch Urges Gov’t to Initiate Reforms to Support Export Sector

Accra, Ghana, October 18, 2018//-The Citizen Watch, (CW) is urging the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana to initiate policy reforms, such as market access, tax reforms and exemptions and linkages on business improvement on the economy in a way to support the private sector to grow.

World Bank: Nearly Half the World Lives on Less than $5.50 a Day

Washington,  USA, October 18, 2018// — Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, according to the World Bank.

Maiden UK-Ghana Business Council Seeks to Boost Trade

London, United Kingdom, October 15, 2018/ — Foreign Office and DFID Minister Harriett Baldwin returned to Ghana to launch the UK-Ghana Business Council in Accra.

Salvadoran Women Transformed, One Bead at a Time

October 12, 2018//-Lourdes Mena — Lula, as she’s affectionately called — is a gifted designer and the kind of person who sees the beauty in the world, a trait that comes in handy in her work with Salvadoran communities to create eco-friendly and “fair trade” products.

Is Apparel Manufacturing Coming Home? 

October 11, 2018//-Tomorrow’s successful apparel companies will be those that take the lead to enhance the apparel value chain on two fronts: nearshoring and automation.

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