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Luncheon Discussion on Understanding the Somali Economic Landscape: Financial Inclusion, Trade and Investment

On August 6, the Global Center on Cooperative Security will host a luncheon discussion entitled “Understanding the Somali Economic Landscape: Financial Inclusion, Trade and Investment.” This event will take place during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which aims to strengthen ties with one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing regions, as well as highlight America’s commitment to Africa’s security, its democratic development and its people. 

Food For The Poor Creates Fishing Villages Along Honduras Coast

Fishing is the primary source of income for many families living in the coastal communities of Omoa and Puerto Cortes, Honduras.

Why the G8 'Commitments' Lacked Measurable Actions

Last month G8 leaders met at the exclusive Lough Erne golf resort in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Yet, what were the practical implications for those living in extreme poverty around the world or – for that matter – the 99 percent of people living in the G8 countries? Were concrete actions taken?

Before the summit, I wrote a piece about measurable actions the G8 should take that would bring meaningful change to people around the world. So, how did they do?

NGO alliance urges G8 leaders to go further in anti-corruption pledges

G8 commitments to fight tax evasion and global corruption are welcome, but the world’s most powerful leaders must go further and attach enforcement mechanisms and implementation deadlines to their

National Cooperative Business Association

NCBA’s CLUSA International program has a mission to alleviate poverty through economic empowerment. We are a values-based, dynamic organization that is a globally recognized leader in organizing people to help themselves and a thought leader in applying cooperative strategies to development.

Nourishing a Legacy - and Future Trade Partners

In this December 2012 article in The NonProfit Times, InterAction President and CEO Samuel A.

A case for more integrity in the financial sector

A 2011 BBC poll surveying more than 11,000 people across 23 countries showed that corruption was the most talked about global issue. In the same survey, 69 percent of respondents rated corruption as a “very serious” global issue.

Dear President Obama: Africa is Calling

Last June, President Barack Obama released his U.S. strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa, describing Africa as a “region of growing opportunity and promise, for Africa, for America.” Africare applauds the president’s focus on Africa, and we welcome his decision to further the proud tradition of America’s commitment to Africa.

Weekly Public Policy Update: June 18-22, 2012

This week's edition includes an update on the Water for the World Act and FY2013 federal budget appropriations, a summary of a hearing on renewing the African Growth and Oppor


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