The Arab region has seen significant progress in education, particularly for women, thanks to the ambitious Visions for 2030 and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Governments have prioritised education reform to break generational cycles of poverty, inequality, and stagnant economic growth, leading to Arab women excelling in education and driving regional prosperity.
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To learn more about their collaboration and the role that technology can play in the commodities industry, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Peter Johnston (PJ), senior manager digital and agtech at GrainCorp, and Sean Birrell, CTO and co-founder of Veridapt.
TFG spoke to a Tunisian banker at EBRD 2022 about the state of play in Tunisia and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict has so severely impacted the country economically.
At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Trade Facilitation Program (TFP) Forum in Istanbul, TFG spoke with Vincent O’Brien, director of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and associate director of the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice.
Today, the world is witnessing its most ingrained and confounded global food crisis triggered by heavy inflation, supply chain disruption, and the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The aim of the strategy – to “make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent” – was always ambitious. The question now is whether the events over the last 30 months have put the targets out of reach.
In preparation for the 2022 EBRD TFP Trade Finance Forum, held in Istanbul, Turkey, Trade Finance Global’s (TFG) Annie Kovacevic sat down with Chynara Alybaeva, head of global transaction banking department at Optima Bank OJSC, to learn more about the banking sector in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Fears continue to grow over a potential global food security crisis as European farmers struggle to save their crops from extreme weather events.
Structured trade finance is a type of debt finance that structures trade finance products from across the supply chain together. Learn everything you need to know about structured trade finance here.
Reflecting back on key themes from the ExCred International 2022 conference in London, it is clear that the uncertainty of globalisation, driven by geopolitics, is a hot topic in today’s world.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was admitted as the newest member of the East African Community (EAC)
The latest issue of TFG’s Trade Finance Talks, ‘Supply chain disruption: the new global food crisis’ is out now!
The WTO Director-General has extended the WTO Ministerial Conference by a day in a bid to secure some form of agreement around trade deals. With a potential food security crisis looming for developed countries, can an eleventh hour agreement be reached?
The UN’s World Food Programme has warned that the failure to open Black Sea ports is a declaration of war on global food insecurity and will lead to famine, destabilisation of nations, and mass migration by necessity.