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CTED Town Hall on Pineapple Cultivation in the Afram Plains

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CTED Town Hall on Pineapple Cultivation in the Afram Plains

On March 10th CTED hosted a Town Hall that featured a hands-on training session for small holder farmers in the Afram Plains co-presented by our CTED partner Mr. Kwadwo Sarpong, Director of the Kumawu office of the Ghana Ministry of Agriculture (MoFA). The topic for the training was best practices in pineapple cultivation. The hands-on […]

CTED 2014 Annual Meeting

by NYU CTED
CTED 2014 annual meeting

New York University’s Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) held its Fourth Annual Meeting on February 25, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The aim of this year’s event was to highlight the possibilities for innovative technologies to contribute to emerging regions’ economic development, within the context of CTED’s five main research areas: Finance, Education, […]

Rural Tourism & Greening as Drivers for Economic Transformation: the Leveraging Role of Technology

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NYU Africa House and the Center for Technology & Economic Development are proud to co-present this special collaborative forum convening local leaders, practitioners, academics and community stakeholders for the launch of the inaugural edition of the Africa Tourism Monitor 2013 Report in Afram Plains of Ghana on January 22nd 2014. The report is a joint publication of New York University-Africa House, the […]

Academic Meeting at the Ministry of Labor, UAE

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On Wednesday, September 4, 2013 his Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labor, held a meeting with a number of academics from local and international research and educational institutes as well as members of his Ministry where he challenged the academics to become involved in policy research related to the UAE and the Gulf on issues […]

H.E. John D. Mahama President of the Republic of Ghana at NYU

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Biography John D. Mahama was popularly elected in an election conducted by Ghana’s Electoral Commission on December 07, 2012. This is his first term as President (January 07 2013 – January 06 2017), despite serving the remaining five (5) months of the late President J. E. A. Mills’ term. John D. Mahama ascended to the Office […]

AFRICA TOURISM MONITOR 2013

by NYU CTED

AFRICA TOURISM MONITOR 2013  Welcome to the first issue of Africa Tourism Monitor, a joint publication of the African Development Bank (AfDB), New York University Africa House and the Africa Travel Association (ATA). This report is inspired by the first two issues of State of Tourism to Africa, which were prepared with our partners at […]

CTED Conference: Keynote Address by UAE Minister of Foreign Trade

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On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Countries”. The conference was opened with a keynote address delivered by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of Foreign Trade. The Minister, nominated the most powerful Arab […]