Posts from February 2012

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CTED Conference: Mobile Banking Revolutionizes Financial Inclusion

by NYU CTED

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”. Read below guest blogger Elizabeth Dickinson‘s post on the Mobile Money Panel: “When Njuguna Ndung’u was named Kenya’s Central Bank Governor in 2007, just over 11 million […]

CTED Conference: Keynote Address by UAE Minister of Foreign Trade

by NYU CTED

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 […]

CTED Conference: Food Security

by NYU CTED

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.” Food Security is one of CTED’s main research areas and was therefore also the subject of one of the panels at the 2012 CTED Annual Conference in […]

Alliances strengthening Ghanaian farmers’ market knowledge

by NYU CTED

All Africa reports the launch of a new partnership between Esoko and MTN Ghana, called M-Agric Service. The service from Esoko, the leading agricultural market information platform in Ghana, and MTN Ghana, one of the largest cell phone companies in Ghana, will enable farmers to obtain information, such as price alerts, bids, offers and news […]