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Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum: Unlocking Africa’s Rural Tourism Potential

December 21, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Read the full press release here On December 21, 2015 in Kumawu in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, New York University (NYU) Africa House and the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) organized the Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum convening public and private sector leaders, practitioners, academics, farmers, park rangers, and community stakeholders. Under the theme […]

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International Conference on Food Price Volatility:
Causes and Challenges

February 27, 2014 – February 28, 2014 9:00am-6:00pm

On February 27 – 28, 2014, the Center for Technology and Economic Development at New York University, jointly with the OCP Policy Center and the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, will sponsor an international conference on “Food Price Volatility: Causes and Challenges,” which will take place in Rabat, Morocco. The program, to be organized by Yaw […]

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CTED 2014 Annual Meeting

February 25, 2014

The 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, Energy, Agriculture and Health. The event also showcased CTED’s ongoing research and collaborative efforts in the UAE, Pakistan, India, Ghana, Ethiopia and the USA.

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Coffee Prices & The Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) – Building and Sustaining Markets Program

June 6, 2013 – June 27, 2013

Building and Sustaining Markets Program Thursday, June 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2013 As part of the Building and sustaining Markets Program Closed Presentations in conjunction with Development Research Institute and CTED SeminarTopic: Exploring International Coffee Prices and the Ethiopian Commodities Exchange” Speakers Prof. Yaw Nyarko Director NYU Africa House/ CTED/DRI Mr. David Johnson, PhD […]

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The Natural Effort to Better One’s Conditions

June 11, 2013 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Title of the session: Prof. Iqbal Z. Quadir & Prof. Yaw Nyarko on “The Natural Effort to Better One’s Conditions” Date: Tuesday, June 11th Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm (followed by light reception) Location: NYU Abu Dhabi Institute 19 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10010 NYU Africa House, CTED and NYU Abu Dhabi Institute co-present […]

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