Posts tagged Africa

Mosquito-feasting Plants May Well Be the Answer

on May 21, 2010 by admin in Africa News, Business, Miscellaneous, News, Research, Comments Off

A Ugandan scientific team is believed to have discovered an eco-friendly method to eradicate mosquitoes. The team headed by Prof. Jasper Okeng of the Pharmacology department of Makerere University is planning to use insect-eating plants to contain mosquito menace to… Continue reading

Pak Engineering Sector Aims to Step-up Exports by Gov Backup

on April 30, 2010 by admin in Business, Current Events, Economy, Export News, Government, News, Pakistan News, Trade News, Comments Off

Pakistan’s Engineering sector has urged its government to have a bifocal approach on its export strategies instead of solely relying on textiles. A workshop on National Engineering Exports Development Strategy (NEEDS) has evaluated that the government’s policy favouring textile industry… Continue reading

Indian Commerce Ministry Releases New Foreign Trade Policy

on August 30, 2009 by admin in Business, Economy, India, World Business News, Comments Off

India’s new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) which released today has provided incentives to labour-intensive sectors such as textiles, handicrafts, leather and gems and jewellery. The policymakers had to shift their focus on these sectors particularly due to lower demand, the… Continue reading