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Payment Firm Partners With Lender To Power SME Financing

Global payment provider Worldpay and lending firm OnDeck announced on Aug. 20 that they partnered together to small and mid-sized firms get access to financing. According to a joint statement, Worldpays small business customers will be able to get ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 9 hours ago]
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On the ground fighting Ebola

Darren Hanniffy, senior manager for GOAL, describes his experience in Sierra Leon with people dealing with the Ebola epidemic there. He meets with a woman who has lost many family members, and visits a school turned into an orphanage for Ebola orphans ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Orphans, Epidemic
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Inter-American Development Bank highlights catalytic role of women-led SMEs

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its Multilateral Investment Fund ( MIF ) will host the 13th Annual Summit of the Global Banking Alliance for Women ( GBA ) at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The three-day event, to be held September ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 11 hours ago]
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Innovation capabilities for sustainable development in Africa

A sustainable pathway for Africa in the twenty-first century is laid out in the setting of the development of innovation capabilities and the capture of latecomer advantages. Africa has missed out on these possibilities in the twentieth century while ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 12 hours ago]
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SMEs in MENA need equity funding for fast growth says expert Tarek Kettaneh

Entrepreneurs seeking to grow their business must look beyond traditional financing options such as bank lending and explore equity as a possible source of capital. Failure to do so may lead to stagnation or, ultimately, going belly up, warned a startup ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 16 hours ago]
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A sprinkler wont solve a drought: thinking big on water supply

The head of Water for People says the trickle down approach to water isnt working and its time to turn up the pressure Jordan Levy on Ned Breslin Ned Breslin believes that too many organisations who are providing clean water and sanitation are ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

2nd Monitoring and Evaluation Clinic, Patna

Sambodhi Research & Communications is pleased to announce Second Monitoring & Evaluation Clinic to be held in PATNA on 19th September 2014 . The programme is designed to augment knowledge and skills of strategic and operational functionaries ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: 2012 Article IV Consultation

First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific Island Countries: In Search of a Trade Strategy

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First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Final Deathblow to Development Planning?

A comparative book review of Easterlys The Tyranny of Experts and Ramalingams Aid on the Edge of Chaos The two books are among several that challenge the dominant paradigm of development planning. Both suggest that development is a complex process, ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tech is the second most popular sector for African women startups

Technology is one of the top sectors of choice for African women when it comes to setting up startups, according to a new survey conducted with the She Leads Africa participants.The organisers of the pitch competition for African women entrepreneurs ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons from Asia SME Finance Monitor by Benel Lagua

The Asian Development Bank recently released the results of its review of the SME sector and the state of finance in 14 countries from the five ADB regions of Central Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific through the inaugural volume ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 21 2014]

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...at American University of Beirut, told Zawya that funding is the major challenge that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region face. "Financiers [often] consider an SME a risky investment and they prefer more sizeable deals with big companies. The risk is the highest at the SME's start-up phase as it doesn't have a proven track record of success at such an early stage of its development" said Kettaneh, who also lectures on venture capital
Ramalingham's book is describes particulatly as "tearing apart the positivist mechanical practices of minutely planning, targeting, measuring and evaluating development outcomes"
...loans and is currently focussed on improving the management of its current holdings," said Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Ntsolo Setlaba. "Additionally, as part of a differentiated credit extension strategy, it offers financial training to clients rather than simply extend credit. This practice is becoming increasingly challenging due the delicate balance required between maintaining the integrity of the financials while achieving substantial growth rates."

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Global payment provider Worldpay and lending firm OnDeck announced on Aug. 20 that they partnered together to small and mid-sized firms get access to financing. According to a joint statement, Worldpays small business customers will be able to get ...
On the ground fighting Ebola [Published Zunia.org RSS - 10 hours ago]
Darren Hanniffy, senior manager for GOAL, describes his experience in Sierra Leon with people dealing with the Ebola epidemic there. He meets with a woman who has lost many family members, and visits a school turned into an orphanage for Ebola orphans ...
Inter-American Development Bank highlights cata... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 11 hours ago]
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and its Multilateral Investment Fund ( MIF ) will host the 13th Annual Summit of the Global Banking Alliance for Women ( GBA ) at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The three-day event, to be held September ...
Innovation capabilities for sustainable develop... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 12 hours ago]
A sustainable pathway for Africa in the twenty-first century is laid out in the setting of the development of innovation capabilities and the capture of latecomer advantages. Africa has missed out on these possibilities in the twentieth century while ...
SMEs in MENA need equity funding for fast growt... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 16 hours ago]
Entrepreneurs seeking to grow their business must look beyond traditional financing options such as bank lending and explore equity as a possible source of capital. Failure to do so may lead to stagnation or, ultimately, going belly up, warned a startup ...
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