Since the June 2020 launch of its Leading Education & Economic Development (LEED) initiative until January 2022, Foot locker has invested near $54 million in programs designed to improve educational and economic opportunities for black people. The Initiative as a whole represents a $200 million commitment that includes expanding programsRead More →

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said economic and financial soundness was vital for making independent decisions and observed that the country could achieve accelerated economic growth by imparting skills to young people and women through short and in-depth trainings in various fields, particularly in information and communication technologies. (TIC). HeRead More →

Written by BT/MTI The Hungarian government will continue to cultivate high-level cooperation with economic players, the Minister of Technology and Industry said Monday at a business forum of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham). Forums such as the Coalition for Artificial Intelligence, the Hungarian Hydrogen Alliance and the Circular EconomicRead More →

Comment this story Comment I often hear people living in prosperous cities say that other metropolises should copy their economic policies. Examples? Be more business-friendly. Keep taxes low. Showcase your city’s unique assets. Foster an entrepreneurial culture. Make your city a more affordable destination. Make your city a more exclusiveRead More →

Guardian Abuja correspondent Tina Abeku won the top prize for the most outstanding newspaper article on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Nigeria. His report also beat out 11 other contestants to win the best-written WEE article award in the competition, which aims to promote WEE reporting in Nigeria. The awardRead More →

Michael Olugbode Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) President Akin Oyegbola has blamed the country’s sluggish economic growth on high inflation, insecurity and continued fuel shortages. He said so during a press conference on the second meeting of the APBN Board of Directors 2022 held in Abuja, yesterday. OyegbolaRead More →

Michael Hicks Over the past two weeks, Hoosier executives celebrated two new factory announcements in the state. Together, they promise 1,900 factory jobs and about $4.6 billion in new investment. Unsurprisingly, this is the kind of stuff elected officials love to brag about. The sunny news release on economic developmentRead More →

Local governments are bolstering economic development appropriations for several regional agencies during this summer’s budget approval process. Funding for many agencies is on the rise, as New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington approve their respective budgets for the 2022-23 fiscal year. This budget round, Wilmington International Airport, whichRead More →

Many of us often refer to the “good old days” and the era we think of seems to range from thirty to a hundred years ago, depending in part on our age. But Franklin Pierce Adams, one of the most eminent American chroniclers of the early twentieth century, noting theRead More →

Report finds that MENAP economic cooperation has become a strategic imperative for prosperity and socio-economic development Food safety represents a priority area for businesses in the region to come together and push for meaningful progress Research shows that most of the impact – around 75% – can be achieved throughRead More →

On May 3, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors voted to appoint the West Business Development Center (West Center) as the economic development liaison for the county’s fledgling economic development program. Specifically, the motion, which passed unanimously, directs the Executive Office to work with West Center as part of theRead More →

Growing regional ties and cooperation are driving rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Turkey, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility. A series of landmark agreements between Turkey and Algeria deepen bilateral cooperation, with the two countries sharing positive economic prospects. Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s three-day presidentialRead More →

With the aim of stimulating rural development and stimulating economic growth and development, OCP Africa seeks to improve the production of fruits and vegetables to boost agricultural productivity. Akin Akinwande, Head of Business Development and Digital Projects, OCP AFRICA, believes there was a need to improve partnerships and collaboration inRead More →

To begin to realize women’s potential as entrepreneurs, the private and public sectors must work together to enable better access to markets and finance. Women entrepreneurs are gradually making their mark on a global scale. Image courtesy of Corporal Natalie Rostran/Wikimedia Commons According to “How to Rebuild Global Business forRead More →

Seychelles has exceeded expectations in its macro-economic reforms and is an example for other developing countries, an executive director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday. Chang Huh, executive director of the IMF board representing a group of 16 countries, including Seychelles, made the statement to reporters afterRead More →

Benchmarks for U.S. stocks were down midday, with the S&P 500 extending its longest streak of weekly losses in more than a decade, while government bonds rose as investors weighed the risks of a higher inflation and lower economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.3% to 32,474.3, withRead More →

OGDENSBURG — The new director of economic development for the Ogdensburg Bridge and Harbor Authority said he wants to use the authority’s awareness of the diversity of infrastructure to generate new jobs in the country’s north. “As I get to grips with the speed and learn all the intricacies …Read More →

At West Virginia University, purpose is one of our fundamental pillars and we put words into action by formally continuing the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities Innovation and Economic Prosperity designation program to refine and enhance its economic engagement and purpose as a community. partner. Although the APLURead More →

Sri Lanka and Pakistan can follow the “Bangladesh economic miracle” model to avoid their economic crisis. While Sri Lanka is going through an economic recession, its South Asian neighbor Bangladesh has confirmed itself as a South Asian economic miracle. As Bangladesh celebrates its 51and anniversary of independence this year, itsRead More →

BEIJING: Rising cost of China’s zero-Covid policy threatens to derail Beijing’s ambitious gross domestic product (GDP) target, analysts say as supply chains rumble, ports face delays and Shanghai remains under lockdown. Growth in the world’s second-largest economy was already slowing in the second half of last year with a housingRead More →

Connect-Consultanta consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants, announces its 2022 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers, which includes Holly Schroeder of the Santa Clarita Economic Development Corporation. The economic development professionals selected for this list were nominated by their colleagues inRead More →

This non-refundable contribution of $400,000 will be used to expand the Fintech Hub and support 125 entrepreneurs and startups. MONTREAL, April 5, 2022 /CNW/ – Non-profit fintech incubator and fintech ecosystem development organization Cadence has received a $400,000 Grant from Canadian Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) to expand theRead More →

Governor Jared Polis wants to make small businesses a priority of his administration and during a presentation to government leaders last week in Burgdorf, he spoke of the need to reduce barriers to those starting new businesses. The governor, who got his start founding several startups, discussed topics such asRead More →

ANN ARBOR, MI, USA, March 28, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — MichBio and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) enter into partnership to support more opportunity, investment and growth in the device industry Michigan Medical Services, an industry priority in the state and a vital part of MEDC’s efforts to enable upwardRead More →

Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the closing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 11, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, March 17 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping hasRead More →

Kochi: Kerala’s economic growth has declined sharply following the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s domestic product has shrunk by -9.2% in the financial year 2020-21, the economic review tabled in the Kerala legislature on Friday ahead of the presentation of the state budget shows. (State DomesticRead More →

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Thursday that ongoing initiatives for women’s empowerment and financial inclusion through necessary legislation and structural changes will open new avenues for the country’s massive economic development. The President, addressing the launch ceremony of the Insaaf Watch portal, said Pakistan was at a magnificentRead More →

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 5, 2021 shows the sunrise scenery of Yangpu International Container Port in Yangpu Economic Development Zone, south China’s Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu) BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — China pledged steady economic growth for this year in its government work report as national lawmakers and policyRead More →

The macroeconomic environment has changed significantly since Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget and the RBI released its inflation forecast for the coming financial year. On Thursday, crude oil prices hovered around $120 a barrel for the first time in years. While prices moderated slightly thereafter, for theRead More →

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s research park generated $137 million in total economic impact in Florida last year – a 50% increase over figures reported in 2019 – according to an independent study conducted by the Washington Economics Group, Inc. “By achieving a 50% increase in economic impacts in just three years,Read More →

HANOI, Feb 28 (Reuters) – For a more comprehensive guide to Vietnam’s economic indicators updated in real time, please type [VNM EOV] in the Eikon search box to access the Vietnam economic overview. CURRENCY/INTEREST RATE SOURCE: bank data, stock exchange on Refinitiv Eikon Join now for FREE unlimited access toRead More →

Funds are provided by the Delta Regional Authority, which Senator McConnell supports through the annual Senate appropriations process. WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced on Tuesday that the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will provide several communities in western Kentucky with investments totaling $2,783,204 toRead More →

Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Friday that Pakistan’s rapid population growth had implications for the country’s socio-economic development and called for a broad nationwide campaign to raise awareness. In an interaction with senior journalists here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he highlighted the key role of the media in addressingRead More →

Governor Ned Lamont will join University of Connecticut acting president Radenka Maric and state business leaders Thursday night on a week-long visit to Israel to promote economic development and trade . The 10-member delegation, including Commissioner David Lehman of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, will meet withRead More →

Pictured above: CommonSpace’s downtown Syracuse coworking offices. National Grid provided incentives in 2021 for business expansion. National Grid has invested more than $2.6 million in economic development funds in calendar year 2021 for projects in Central and Upstate New York aimed at growing the regional economy. The company maintains aRead More →

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Organization for Accountable Governance (ORG) has named Hubert Edwards to head its economics committee. A management consultant at Next Level Solutions, Edwards is a former senior banking executive, lead auditor and regulatory consultant with one of the nation’s leading accounting firms, and a lead bank examinerRead More →

UTEC, which operates in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill, and Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices, based in North Andover, are among 62 organizations across the state receiving inaugural grants to support programs in communities that have “historically done facing disproportionate challenges to economic growth”. Recipients of the State Community EmpowermentRead More →

Pakistan has the potential to become a hub of economic activity for countries in Central, South and West Asia if it follows the Economic Corridor Development (ECD) model, the Asian Bank has said. of development in a study published Wednesday. The AfDB study, titled “Developing Economic Corridors in Pakistan: Concept,Read More →

WATERTOWN — Local economic development officials are seeking feedback from area businesses on whether they would use proposed major upgrades to a rail spur in the town’s industrial park. The Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency are investigating whetherRead More →

McKeesport, January 26, 2022 – State Senator Jim Brewster today announced that the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority (RAAC) has awarded $600,000 in Gaming and Tourism Economic Development Fund (GEDTF) grants for projects in his senatorial district. “I was happy to support and champion these projects,” Brewster said. “I have lobbiedRead More →

Sara Thorndike, senior vice president of finance and business/treasurer at Penn State University, will address a forum of business leaders this week on the importance of partnerships between business and community leaders for the development and economic revitalization. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to playRead More →

A cargo ship full of containers prepares to leave port at the Dachanwan Port Container Terminal in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, Jan 21, 2022. Photo: cnsphoto China’s GDP increase of 8.1% in 2021, after 2.2% in 2020, exceeded that of any other major economy. However, as is known, China’sRead More →

Register for the public hearing Click here to register. The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of St. Louis County (LCRA) Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) will provide a subgrant to remediate underground soils at 9844 and 9846 West Florissant Avenue, in preparation for a commercial building. The Urban League ofRead More →

JAMMU: Lt. Governor, Manoj Sinha highlighted the successes and voiced the invaluable suggestions and ideas received from the citizens in the monthly radio program “Awaam ki Awaaz” broadcast today on all local and major All India channels Radio (AIR) in UT and broadcast on DD Kashir.During the first episode ofRead More →

By Dr BETH NIEDERMEYER Superintendent of Noblesville Schools Indiana Education Bill Senate Bill 167 recently made national news because of some of the alarming consequences this legislation could impose on public schools if passed. Education legislation is often written without any input from actual educators and without concern for howRead More →

Agriculture, the modern terminology that generalizes economic activities ranging from agriculture to ranching, had been the mainstay of the world economy before paving the way for the industrial revolution. As the development of economies around the world shows, development begins with people’s adoption of agriculture, and the primary sector usuallyRead More →

VIETNAM, January 1 – General secretary of the Nguyá»…n Phú Trọng party. —Photo VNA / VNS The party’s general secretary, Nguyá»…n Phú Trọng, talks with the Vietnamese News Agency on the occasion of the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) on the importance of strengthening the building and rectification of theRead More →

Joe Sisley’s fingerprints are all over the economic development of Westmoreland County. “Joe has sold or leased all of the properties in the Westmoreland County industrial park system,” said Jason Rigone, executive director of the county’s Industrial Development Corp. There are more than 170 companies occupying 1,200 acres of landRead More →

NEW DELHI: Ganga Expressway will improve connectivity and boost economic development and tourism in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Ganga highway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, around 1 p.m. on Saturday. “At 1:00 pm today, weRead More →

Magnolia City Council approved 2022 plans for Magnolia 4A and 4B economic development corporations at their December 14 meeting (Community Impact newspaper staff) Magnolia City Council approved several projects of the Magnolia 4A and 4B economic development companies for 2022 at its December 14 meeting. Director of Economic Development RachelRead More →

ABSTRACT COVID-19 poses real risks to the achievement of Malawi’s national development aspirations as adopted in the new Long Term Development Vision, Malawi 2063 (MW2063); as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to declining economic activities and growth rates, threats from COVID-19 include erosion of national institutionalRead More →