U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Ethiopia on Sunday, beginning a two-day visit to attend bilateral meetings with Ethiopian and African Union leaders, and becomes the first serving American leader to set foot on Africa’s second most populous country.
The IMF utters the pace of economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa is anticipated to increase a bit in upcoming year. In a provincial outlook report unconfined recently, the IMF forecasted the growth rate is going to increase from more than 5 % this year to near about 6 % in 2012.
The Egyptian currency and stock finance industry is functioning in "a regular fashion," the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt has stated. Hisham Ramez said that the World Bank had to interfere earlier in the week after "few speculative actions".
The speculation in Esoko will provide smallholder farmers and businesses in Ghana and other African nations timely crop alerts that could be shared using message system, enabling farmers to raise their earnings.The Esoko technology obtains benefit of the cell phone and the internet to offer existing agriculture and share market to interest groups in the agriculture and stock sectors.
Throughout its system of enumerators in thirty one markets in Ghana, ESOKO is capable to give market prices on a variety of agricultural products straight on to the cell phones of farmers.MD of Esoko Ghana, Bernard Otabil told Luv Fm that the extra speculation from the SEDF and IFC is a demonstration of increasing assurance in the business.According to him, the financial support provides ESOKO the chance to maintain support for farmers for the long term.
Local towns in Ghana are now being given a platform to become positively involved with available skills and understanding knowledge discussions. The Africa 2000 Network-Ghana (A2N), Non Government Organizations (NGO) offers designed an improvement information portal in order to be the one-stop look for locally-relevant development content.
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