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How to Improve Your Business Marketing Strategy

Oct 29, 2019 7:05 PM ET

If your business is to remain at the top of its game for a sustained period of time, it needs to be pulling in new customers and the additional buying power that they bring on a regular basis. To attract these new consumers, you must resolve to optimize your marketing strategy. Are your advertising ... Continue reading How to Improve Your Business Marketing StrategyRead More

Sustainable Development and Education – Is the Non-Aligned Movement Still Relevant?

Oct 29, 2019 7:55 AM ET

By Manssour Bin Mussallam Manssour Bin Mussallam, President of the Education Relief Foundation Heads of State and governments from 120 countries will convene at the 25-26 October XVIII Non-Aligned Movement Summit, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss the movement#8217;s future. Credit: Elchin Murad GENEVA, Oct 25 2019 (IPS) #8211; By the time ... Continue reading Sustainable Development and Education Is the Non-Aligned Movement Still Relevant?Read More

2019 Africa Investment Forum: African Development Bank and partners gear up for new heights

Oct 25, 2019 7:40 AM ET

ABIDJAN, Cocirc;te drsquo;Ivoire, Oct 17 2019 #8211; In just a few weeks, the second edition of the annual Africa Investment Forum will kick off in Johannesburg, South Africa, with development finance institutions determined to tackle the continentrsquo;s infrastructure investment challenges and advance Africarsquo;s economic transformation agenda. Africa Investment Forum 2018 broke the mold for regional ... Continue reading 2019 Africa Investment Forum: African Development Bank and partners gear up for new heightsRead More

How Widespread is Human Trafficking in the US?

Oct 14, 2019 9:40 PM ET

By Thalif Deen This is part of a series of features from across the globe on human trafficking. IPS coverage is supported by the Riana Group. UNITED NATIONS, Jul 26 2019 (IPS) #8211; The United States is no exception to the practice of modern day slaverymdash;a crime for which it is rarely held accountable ... Continue reading How Widespread is Human Trafficking in the US?Read More

VIDEO: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Oct 14, 2019 9:25 PM ET

By IPS World Desk ROME, Jul 25 2019 (IPS) #8211; The darkest underbelly of human existence hides right in front of us ndash; modern day slaves are the foundation of the third largest criminal economy on the planet. As media consumption in the West is drawn to negative, sensational and explosive headlines, sinister realities ... Continue reading VIDEO: World Day against Trafficking in PersonsRead More

IDT Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2019 Results

Oct 11, 2019 6:15 AM ET

NEWARK, N.J.,#8211; IDT Corporation (NYSE:IDT) reported EPS of$0.06and Non-GAAP EPS* of$0.15on revenue of$356.1 millionfor the fourth quarter of FY 2019, the three months endedJuly 31, 2019. For the full fiscal year 2019, IDT reported EPS of$0.01and Non-GAAP EPS of$0.38on revenue of$1,409.2 million. 4Q19 amp; FISCAL YEAR OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS(4Q19 results are compared to 4Q18. FY 2019 ... Continue reading IDT Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2019 ResultsRead More

UNGA 2019: No room for coal in Africa’s renewable future: Akinwumi Adesina

Oct 9, 2019 9:45 PM ET

By African Development Bank Climate Action Summit 2019. Credit: AfDB Group. UNITED NATIONS, Sep 25 2019 #8211; African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on Tuesday unveiled ambitious plans to scrap coal power stations across the continent and switch to renewable energy at United Nations climate talks on Monday. Addressing a gathering of leaders ... Continue reading UNGA 2019: No room for coal in Africas renewable future: Akinwumi AdesinaRead More

UN, African Development Bank High-Level Meeting Calls for Speed and Action on SDGs

Oct 9, 2019 9:40 PM ET

By African Development Bank UNITED NATIONS, Sep 24 2019 #8211; With an estimated 390 million people living in extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity, Africa is in a race against time to deliver on its regional and global development goals. On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Sunday, African heads of ... Continue reading UN, African Development Bank High-Level Meeting Calls for Speed and Action on SDGsRead More

Africa’s Industrial Development: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Oct 9, 2019 9:35 PM ET

By Li Yong LI Yong is Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Credit: UNIDO VIENNA, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) #8211; When world leaders gathered in New York for the 70th session of the General Assembly back in 2016, and proclaimed the period 2016-2025 as the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA ... Continue reading Africas Industrial Development: Turning Challenges into OpportunitiesRead More

Not Enough Good Information About Africa’s Climate for Adaptation

Oct 9, 2019 9:20 PM ET

By Isaiah Esipisu In this edition of Voices from the Global South Dr James Kinyangi head of the African Development Bank#8217;s climate and development Africa special fund, and fellow climate scientist Laban Ogallo, a Professor of Meteorology at the University of Nairobi and an author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, ... Continue reading Not Enough Good Information About Africas Climate for AdaptationRead More

G5 Sahel Summit: African Development Bank, partners, commit to light up and power the Sahel with the Desert to Power initiative

Oct 9, 2019 9:00 PM ET

By African Development Bank Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sep 13 2019 #8211; Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has arrived in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, ahead of the G5 Sahel Summit, and was received by Burkina Fasorsquo;s president, Mark Roch Christian Kaboreacute;. The Burkinabe president applauded the Bankrsquo;s Desert to Power ... Continue reading G5 Sahel Summit: African Development Bank, partners, commit to light up and power the Sahel with the Desert to Power initiativeRead More

Three Questions to Wale Shonibare, Acting VP, Power, Energy, Climate & Green Growth

Oct 9, 2019 8:55 PM ET

By African Development Bank Sep 13 2019 #8211; The Desert to Power initiative is an ambitious and innovative partnership-driven initiative of the African Development Bank to transform the Sahel and Sahara region through the deployment of solar technologies, at scale, in eleven countries: Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, ... Continue reading Three Questions to Wale Shonibare, Acting VP, Power, Energy, Climate amp; Green GrowthRead More

October Tariff Update: Everybody in the Tariff Pool!

Oct 9, 2019 5:25 PM ET

Since our last tariff update in September, we#8217;ve received a number of price increase notifications covering the gamut of electrical, lighting and tool manufacturers #8211; many directly attributable to the#8220;List 4B#8221;tariffs effective December 15th. These price increases have effective dates beginning in October, and span through January 2020. In 2018, Trump tweeted:#8220;trade wars are good, ... Continue reading October Tariff Update: Everybody in the Tariff Pool!Read More

‘Salty’ Concern: Tackling High Salt Consumption in China

Oct 8, 2019 8:55 AM ET

By Veena S. Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha Veena S. Kulkarni, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Sociology and Geography, Arkansas State University, USA; and Raghav Gaiha, (Hon.) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, England. NEW DELHI, India and JONESBORO, US, Oct 7 2019 (IPS) #8211; Chinarsquo;s almost meteoric transition from a being ... Continue reading Salty Concern: Tackling High Salt Consumption in ChinaRead More

Africa’s Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing Climate

Oct 7, 2019 2:35 PM ET

By Busani Bafana The extraction of natural resources across Africa, including minerals like gold, is being affected by a changing climate. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Oct 7 2019 (IPS) #8211; As a result of climate change, resource extraction industries in Africa will be impacted by asset stranding, researchers say. ldquo;Stranding implies that ... Continue reading Africas Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing ClimateRead More

Investments to Cushion African Countries against Climate Shocks Not Enough

Sep 30, 2019 3:30 PM ET

By James Reinl The African Development Bank (AfDB) has been investing in projects to assist African countries adapt to climate change. Seven out of the 10 most vulnerable countries to climate change are located on the continent even though Africa contributes less than 4 percent of world greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). However, Africa ... Continue reading Investments to Cushion African Countries against Climate Shocks Not EnoughRead More

Prologis Recognized for Industry-Leading Global ESG Initiatives

Sep 24, 2019 8:05 AM ET

SAN FRANCISCO,Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD), the global leader in logistics real estate, has again been recognized by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for outstanding performance in environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG). #8220;GRESB and DJSI are leading indicators for real estate companies and investors to evaluateand ... Continue reading Prologis Recognized for Industry-Leading Global ESG InitiativesRead More

Rubicon Minerals Files the Technical Report for the Phoenix Gold Project New PEA

Sep 24, 2019 8:05 AM ET

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World’s Hard Fought Battle Against Climate Change

Sep 23, 2019 1:50 PM ET

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) #8211; UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres describes the ongoing crisis as a ldquo;climate emergencyrdquo;ndash; as the world continues its hard fought battle against devastating droughts, floods, hurricanes and rising sea levels that threaten the very existence of small island developing states located in low-lying areas. ... Continue reading Worlds Hard Fought Battle Against Climate ChangeRead More

The Top Tech and Gadgets to Help Protect Your Privacy

Sep 18, 2019 1:00 PM ET

Nowadays, due in large part to the ever-growing popularity of social media and the way in which people are all constantly glued to their devices, privacy has become a relative term. In many ways, each individuals business is everybodys business. However, while everyone still has a certain amount of control over how much of their ... Continue reading The Top Tech and Gadgets to Help Protect Your PrivacyRead More