April 2008 Blog Posts (6)

[weitzenegger.de] May 2008

This Newsletter is a summary and analysis of trends in economic development in international co-operation policy. This is a public version of the file sent to professionals of the German cooperative AGEG Consultants eG by its Economic Development Department. Feel free to post it on your website or to circulate it to your constituency. Join by sending an email to: AGEG-WiRAM-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. Best regards, Karsten Weitzenegger, Editor

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Added by Karsten Weitzenegger on April 26, 2008 at 16:11 — No Comments

How do we create good businesses in Africa? Inspire young entrepreneurs.

Africa's youth are the ones who will create the business that have strong civic ties. These youth entrepreneurs will not only create businesses which will fund projects aimed at eliminating poverty, they will create businesses that attack the challenge of poverty directly.

Organizations like Top30Under30 are bringing African entrepreneurs to the fore and helping them connect with valuable business networks across the continent and beyond. Another great way of getting youth excited… Continue

Added by Kristina on April 21, 2008 at 17:01 — 2 Comments

Making progress in the fight against poverty in Ghana

According to a UN report launched in February and circulated today – the 2007 Ghana National Human Development Report "Towards a More Inclusive Society", Ghana is set to become the first African country to meet the first Millennium Development Goal of halving poverty: if current growth…

Added by Business Action for Africa on April 4, 2008 at 23:00 — No Comments

There are no tigers in Africa - Advertising 101

Really people, there are no tigers in Africa. And we don’t have lions walking in the streets of our towns in South Africa. And it doesn’t always rain in England. And Germans do have a sense of humor. And the baseball World Series really do include the best teams in the world. Okay, maybe the last three pushed it a bit too far. But I am really getting sick and tired of ad people getting it so very wrong when they try to paint a global picture. Or when they try to grab the ‘mysterious Africa’ in… Continue

Added by Henk Campher on April 3, 2008 at 2:22 — 3 Comments

DFID Puts Growth Back At The Heart Of Development



Added by Business Action for Africa on April 2, 2008 at 23:00 — No Comments

Growth, The Private Sector And The Path To Ending Poverty

Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Development, set a fresh, bold direction for the UK’s aid agency, the Department for International Development, on Monday. In…


Added by Business Fights Poverty on April 2, 2008 at 1:30 — No Comments

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