Tag Archives: Investment

U.S. Provides Additional Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen

The United States is providing an additional $6.5 million in humanitarian assistance to help those most in need in Yemen. This new assistance brings the total U.S. Government humanitarian assistance to nearly $80 million in Fiscal Year 2012. This assistance includes protection, water and sanitation, emergency food aid, basic health services, and medical and other relief supplies to help over …

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AfDB Launches Initiative to Invest in Agribusiness in Africa

This initiative has the potential to catalyze unprecedented levels of investments into the agribusiness sector throughout the African continent The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) launched today, at the AfDB Annual General Meetings, a Fund of Funds focused on agribusiness investments on the African continent. This transformative initiative will address growing food security concerns and unleash the largely untapped …

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Time is ripe to invest in UAE, Saudi and Omani hotels say experts

Investment experts at AHIC 2012 highlight opportune offers in GCC hospitality climate – post-Arab Spring resilience indicative of investor sentiment   Internationally renowned experts gathered at this year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) and delivered a clear and consistent message: now is the right time to invest in the Gulf’s growing hotel industry – namely the United Arab Emirates (UAE), …

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The German expert, CIM med, is expanding in the Arab medical market

The manufacturer of mounting systems will be present at the MedExpo trade fair in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia continues to invest in the health care sector. The MedExpo trade fair is an ideal forum for international companies to present their innovations. The high quality standards of the German health care sector are setting the pace in the Arab world. They …

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NBAD Launches Sukuk Income Fund

Abu Dhabi: The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, has launched its Sukuk Income Fund, a unique product investing in Sharia’h-compliant investment instruments that offers investors attractive returns with low levels of risk. The NBAD Sukuk Income Fund is an open-ended and actively managed product targeting a profit rate of 5% based on …

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CIOs to Meet at an Annual Summit in Dubai by Fleming Gulf Conferences

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2012 –(PR.com)– Middle East businesses are now investing in technology and are considering the role of the CIO to ensure stability across all processes within the organisation from the back office to the front office. The challenge in today’s organisations is to create value for all businesses through technology. In 2012, will CIOs regard …

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African Continent As An Investment Destination

Ernst & Young’s inaugural Africa Attractiveness survey (2011) provided evidence of the growing interest in the African continent as an investment destination. Michael Lalor, Head of Ernst & Young’s Africa Business Center™ (http://www.ey.com/ZA) will hold an online press conference on Thursday, 3 May 2012 at 10:30GMT. As many African countries are continuing to enjoy strong economic growth, Michael Lalor invites …

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Statement by an IMF Mission to Egypt

A staff mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Cairo from March 25 to April 10 to continue discussions on possible financial support requested by the Egyptian authorities for their economic program. At the conclusion of the visit, the mission issued the following statement: “The IMF team held productive discussions with the Egyptian authorities, and met with members of …

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Forum hears proposals for African science foundation

Scientists at an all-Africa meeting on science, technology and innovation underway in Kenya have put forward a range of proposals to improve science funding for the continent — including the creation of a science foundation or fund modelled on the likes of US National Science Foundation. Delegates at the first Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for Youth Employment, Human Capital Development and Inclusive …

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First Africa Forum on Science Technology and Innovations in Nairobi

 “Africa on the Move – Showcasing Africa’s Innovations” The first Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovations will take place from 1 to 3 April in Nairobi. Hosted by the Government of Kenya, it will include an Experts’ Meeting (1 – 2 April) and a Ministerial Conference (3 April), and will highlight the need to invest in this key sector …

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