Posts tagged ‘agriculture’

Afghanistan: The Land of Dreams and Industry

With the draw down of troops and global reductions in foreign aid, Afghanistan faces challenging years ahead. But you’ve heard that refrain before. For GEW, we’re looking at some of the country’s most promising business sectors and why the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce is optimistic about the future of Afghanistan’s economy.

Continue Reading Apr 24, 2012 at 6:12 pm Leave a comment

Côte d’Ivoire’s COCOA BAN BACKFIRES

There was good news out of the world’s biggest cocoa exporter, Côte d’Ivoire, this week. On Tuesday, a ship filled with cocoa beans harvested in the West African country left for Antwerp. It was the first ship to carry cocoa out of the country since the three and a half month ban on cocoa exports was lifted. While that is good news, that there was a ban at all is a point of concern. It has choked Côte d’Ivoire’s marketplace.

Continue Reading May 15, 2011 at 5:25 pm Leave a comment


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