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Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:27:48 PM
.... . Unicef's Malawi Representative Johannes Wedenig said that poor infrastructure in the country made UAVs relevant and cost-effective: . ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:26:28 AM
.... . Sub-Saharan Africa, in particular, remains largely cut off from the world economy because of poor infrastructure. ...
Productivity gap yawns across the UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:13:07 PM
....This part of the productivity puzzle is perhaps the best understood. The most productive industry is finance and that is concentrated in London, while many regions suffer from poor infrastructure and communications and have never recovered from the loss of major parts of their economy in previous decades: mining, heavy engineering, ship building and many more. ...
The hard-hat chancellor: what kind of Britain is George Osborne building? image
....The site is blessed by proximity to the high-speed rail link, which gets to St Pancras station in central London in 19 minutes, to the Bluewater shopping centre and to a Thames frontage. Its disadvantages include a poor infrastructure of drainage, broadband and power supplies and an absence of planning, which means that, for all the speed of the rail link, it takes a half-hour walk along hostile roads from the station to the nearest house. ...
EU referendum – when to buy your holiday money image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of May 2016 10:31:32 AM
.... The post-referendum upside would then be limited, and markets would move on to something else. That “something else” might well be the poor underlying state of the UK economy, which has a twin deficit (budget and current account) problem, high and rising levels of debt, low levels of saving, sluggish productivity growth, and poor infrastructure. ...
Behind the label: can we trust certification to give us fairer products? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of March 2016 06:00:09 AM
.... About 20 years ago, third-party certification of cocoa was a step forward for an industry that had previously not been able to trace its beans much further back than the export dockyard. Today, the industry is more aware that certification alone isn’t addressing problems of low productivity, poor infrastructure and child labour, which continue to destabilise the supply chain. ...
The entrepreneurs rebuilding East Timor image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 12:01:06 AM
....". Nonetheless, he says challenges for budding small business owners are still enormous, due partly to the still poor infrastructure, such as the lack of good roads and unreliable electricity, but also because of attitudes. ...
The innovators: how tiny amounts of wind energy could light up Africa image
.... The blackouts are known as “load shedding’, where there is not enough power to cover the whole area resulting in sections being shut off. South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, blamed the poor infrastructure on apartheid, saying the system had been built to service only the white population. ...
BP shrugs off Islamic State fears to revise Iraq oil deal image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 4th of September 2014 12:08:36 PM
.... In Iraq, BP accounts for about half the country’s production of crude from the giant Rumaila field. Its huge reserves and poor infrastructure mean that BP can maximise output with modest levels of investment compared with “greenfield” projects elsewhere. ...
Brazilian central bank frees up $13bn to boost economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 25th of July 2014 05:14:40 PM
.... . As Chinese demand fell away, Brazilian growth stuttered, weighed down by poor infrastructure, high consumer debt and sagging business confidence. ...
Big risks for small businesses who ignore data security image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of April 2014 11:24:49 PM
....Poor data security can literally ruin your business. For example, weak security measures and alleged poor infrastructure brought Japanese Bitcoin exchange MtGox to its knees before it eventually went bust. ...
How a new bike messenger firm got its wheels turning in India image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of April 2014 11:02:32 PM
....But is is not just about money. Bureaucracy and poor infrastructure are other major hurdles that first time entrepreneurs face in India. ...

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