MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

Remittance Investment and Knowledge-Sharing Can Help Lift Poorest Nations – UN Report

New York, Nov 26 2012  2:05PM Remittances to the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) must play a greater role in reducing poverty while also empowering those countries’ economies to grow, the United Nations trade and development body urges in a new report. In the 2012 edition of its LDC report, …

Q2 clean energy investment up 27%

Q2 clean energy investment up 27% The clean energy sector attracted $41.7 billion in new investment in the second quarter of 2011. More >>> ——————————————————————————– UK sets out to reform electricity market, cut carbon The UK government has set out reforms to the electricity market, with the aim of driving …

Un And United States Launch Plan Tap Emigrants’ Resources To Boost

UN AND UNITED STATES LAUNCH PLAN TAP EMIGRANTS’ RESOURCES TO BOOST AGRICULTURE New York, May 17 2011 6:05PM The United Nations entity tasked with supporting rural development and the United States State Department today launched an <“http://www.ifad.org/media/press/2011/35.htm“>initiative to help tap the resources of emigrant communities for investment in agriculture in …