USAID to invest $110 million in Afghanistan’s agriculture in five years

KABUL (TCA) — Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on September 4 signed an agreement based on which USAID will invest $110 million in the country’s agriculture sector in the next five years, Afghan broadcaster TOLOnews reported. The money will be invested in two projects, Afghanistan Value Chains (AVC) and High Value Crops (HVC), to improve Afghanistan’s agricultural sector. The projects will be implemented by the private sector…

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Invest online sales tax in the classroom

Chris Wigent and Don Wotruba Published 10:55 p.m. ET Sept. 3, 2018 Buy Photo Third grade teacher Celeste Brown teaches her students math.(Photo: David Guralnick, The Detroit News)Buy Photo In June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. that states can collect sales taxes from out-of-state vendors, paving the way for Michigan to collect the 6 percent sales taxes from online stores that don’t have a physical presence in the state. While this has been touted…

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Comet Ridge Ltd. adds time on Mahalo final investment decision

() has renegotiated its deal with Stanwell Corporation Limited, adding more time for a Mahalo block final investment decision (FID) and agreeing to negotiate a gas sales agreement for the Southern Bowen Basin project using market-based pricing. The company, which will present at the upcoming ASX Small and Mid-Cap Conference in Sydney on Thursday, agreed to modify the parties’ 2014 agreement and maintain its other key terms. The amendment moves the FID date 11 months into the…

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Is It Too Late To Invest In Canopy Growth? – Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC)

(Source: Flickr) Canadian weed is getting the capital markets high. Over the past year, legal weed stocks listed in either Toronto or New York have seen a tremendous run-up in prices. The biggest, and most well-known, has actually sextupled over this period. Others are up five- or six-fold. The combined market cap of the three largest weed companies – Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC,WEED.TO), Aurora Cannabis (OTCQX:ACBFF), and Aphria Inc. (OTCQB:APHQF) – is now $14.5 billion. With Canada expected to legalize…

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Norwegian investors urged to invest in Tema Shipyard

By LydiaKukua Asamoah, GNA Accra, Sept. 4, GNA – Mrs Alice Torkonoo, theGeneral Manager of Business Development, Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority,has urged Norwegian investors to invest in the Tema Shipyard facility. She said the Shipyard was strategicallylocated to help support the operations of the oil and gas sector of thecountry. Mrs Torkornoo said with an investment of about80 million dollars, the Shipyard would be able to develop its two docks and thefabrication facilities. She said the facility was capable…

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Foreign investor confidence in M’sia still high

PARLIAMENT | Only six small-scale foreign manufacturing companies with a total worth of RM37.3 million have closed down, terminated or relocated their operations between Jan and June. Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming said the number was small compared to the amount of FDI, about RM26.5 billion, brought into the country during the same period. “This shows that under the new government, new investors are still confident and this will increase with better performance. “It is a challenge for the…

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Dagenham & Redbridge: Peter Taylor welcomes news of potential investment for Daggers ahead of Vanarama National League clash at home to Braintree Town | Dagenham and Redbridge

PUBLISHED: 14:00 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:17 04 September 2018 Ned Keating Elliott Romain of Dagenham & Redbridge and Scott Wiseman of Salford City (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo) ©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468 Essex club released statement last week confirming talks with unnamed American consortium were at an ‘advanced stage’ Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Dagenham & Redbridge manager Peter Taylor has welcomed news of…

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Khandwala Capital Management Completes Buyout Of Wright Investors’ Service

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 4, 2018–Khandwala Capital Management (KCM) is pleased to announce the buyout of Wright Investors’ Service, a leading provider of investment and financial services worldwide. KCM is a company principally owned and controlled by Amit S. Khandwala. Mr. Khandwala is a 30-year veteran of Wright and will become the company’s chairman while continuing in his role as chief executive officer and chief investment officer. The company, which will retain the Wright name, is also pleased to announce that…

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Don't Be The Investor Chasing Naive Analysis

… Investments. There are 2 kinds of dividend investors. There are dividend investors … investors who grab sucker yields and blame management when their investment … investors interested in real estate, see my guide on investing … ’re looking to invest in REITs, The … Source link

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Dhirendra Kumar: Where to invest and benefit from rupee depreciation: Dhirendra Kumar

Go for an international fund or US-denominated fund and also domestic funds that are heavy on export businesses, Dhirendra Kumar, CEO, Value Research, tells ET Now. Edited excerpts: How can investors benefit from the rupee depreciation? Is it possible via mutual funds? Investors should not try to benefit tactically from rupee depreciation because the big rupee depreciation will happen when you least expect it and the reasons cannot be predicted. The long-term trend is that till we have the interest…

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Meeting discusses integration of municipality services in Invest Easy – Oman

It was held in the presence of Dr Khamis bin Saif al Jabri, chairman of the Implementation and Follow-up Support Unit, H E Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Mohammed al Shihi, Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, and H E Eng Ahmed bin Hassan al Dheeb, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and a number of members of the Information Technology Authority. The meeting reviewed the cooperation between the concerned authorities on linking the municipalities’ services to investors…

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Buhari seeks fresh Chinese investment in Nigeria, W’Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended further invitation to Chinese investors and tourists to Nigeria and the West African Sub-region. The President made the call yesterday while delivering an address in his capacity as Nigerian leader and chairman of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) at the high level dialogue between Chinese, African leaders and business representatives at the on-going 74th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. He told the gathering that countries within the…

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Defence Innovation Hub keeps cyber among top investment priorities

Cyber security has been penned at the top of the list for the Department of Defence’s 2018/2019 investment priorities for its Defence Innovation Hub. The Hub, which was launched in December 2016, refreshes its investment list of priorities on a yearly basis and has revealed that so far, it has attracted more than 510 proposals and signed 59 innovation contracts worth more than $77.9 million. Defence Minister, Christopher Pyne, said the Government plans to invest $1.6 billion into the Defence…

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Latin American Herald Tribune – Xi Says China’s Investments in Africa Do Not Have Political Strings Attached

BEIJING – China’s President Xi Jinping said on Monday the country’s investments in Africa do not have any political strings attached, nor does Beijing interfere in internal matters of those countries or impose demands. Xi defended what he called the “mutually beneficial” relationship with the continent during a meeting held before the inauguration of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit in Beijing alongside leaders and business representatives from China and Africa. He defended China’s investment in Africa…

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MARKET REPORT: Brexit woe sends investors at Dechra Pharmaceuticals out of the door

Brexit pessimism at animal medications business Dechra Pharmaceuticals caused investors to take flight yesterday. The company revealed in its full-year results that it was preparing for a hard Brexit and, even though the impact of this on its finances would be ‘immaterial’, its shares still plummeted. The main risks of leaving would centre around having to get its products approved and tested by an EU regulator, Dechra said. Brexit pessimism at animal medications business Dechra Pharmaceuticals caused investors to take…

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Invest more in ICT skills to stimulate economic growth – The Eagle Online

Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Administrator, Digital Bridge Institute, has called on African governments to launch an aggressive intervention in the ICT sector by investing in digital  skills to stimulate economic growth and youth employment. Adinde made this known on at the just-ended International Telecommunication Union and the Digital Bridge Institute Regional Human Capacity Building Workshop in Abuja. The three days’ workshop had the theme: “Strengthening Capacity on Internet Governance in Africa.” Adinde said: “Digital literacy in the 21st century has become…

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