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http://www.wto.org/ 18.07.11 The Aid for Trade initiative supports developing countries' efforts to increase their participation in the global economy. Aid for Trade projects on the ground are designed to develop infrastructure and foster know-how, thereby boosting trade capacity. How can we assess the effectiveness of Aid for Trade measures in helping developing countries to achieve their development goals? Mario Roger Hernández, Vice-Minister of Economy of El Salvador, and Peter Thompson, Director of the Directorate for Development and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) within the Trade Directorate of the European Commission, discuss this issue with Keith Rockwell, WTO Spokesman. More information on the Aid for Trade initiative: http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/a4...
http://www.ted.com Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, sums up four days of intense discussion on aid versus trade on the closing day of TEDGlobal 2007, and shares a personal story explaining her own commitment to this cause. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes -- including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
Rock star Bob Geldof and U.S. investors KKR, Blackstone Group and Paul Tudor Jones are helping to drive private-equity investment into Ethiopia as Africa makes a historic shift from aid to trade. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjlive Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJLive Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Follow WSJ on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/wall-street-journal
Without monetary proceeds from trade, developing countries cannot invest in education, healthcare, national security, infrastructure, or other public goods. Global economist and author Dambisa Moyo explains why free trade is a better option than simply providing aid. For the interview transcript, please visit "Globalization’s ongoing challenge" on McKinsey.com: http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/employment-and-growth/globalizations-ongoing-challenge
http://www.wto.org/ 18.07.11 How can Aid for Trade help developing countries participate in global production networks? In today's international trade, goods and services are produced more effectively thanks to the emergence of global supply chains. How can the Aid for Trade initiative help developing countries increase their integration into this globalized production process? Sarah Thorn, Senior Director of Federal Government Relations at Wal-Mart, and Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Nestlé, discuss this issue with Keith Rockwell, WTO spokesman. More video debates on this channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/WTO#grid/user/F80C09FFF3DCFFD6 More information about WTO Aid for Trade initiative: http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/a4t_e/ai...
at we froosh we believe trading with developing countries will help reduce poverty in the developing world. enjoy our animation movie and join the movement putting trade back on the agenda before aid.
A video presentation looking at how fair trade works and how it can positively impact the lives and working conditions for disadvantaged producers and artisans in developing countries. Part 1 of 2. For more information about Trade Aid, visit: www.tradeaid.org.nz
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/06/05/Uncommon_Knowledge_Dambisa_Moyo Economist and author Dambisa Moyo responds to her critics, explaining the long-term impact that charitable HIV/AIDS programs will have on building sustainable economies in Africa. She theorizes that such financial contributions allow African governments to be dependent on other world powers. ----- During the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Dambisa Moyo asserts, however, that this assistance has made African people no better off. "Africa's real per capita income today is lower than in the 1970s, with over half of the 700 million Africans living on less than a dollar a day." Eschewing the "glamour aid" of celebrities s...
Secretary-General Angél Gurria stresses the need for aid for trade in the context of the financial crisis and outlines its role in assisting developing countries efforts to build sustainable economic growth. For more information about the OECD work on aid for trade, visit: www.oecd.org/dac/aft
http://www.wto.org/ 08.08.2013 This video looks into the agri-food sector. The agricultural sector accounts for over one-third of export earnings for almost 50 developing countries. Aid for Trade projects focused on value chain development in the agri-food sector can substantially improve developing countries' participation in these production chains and promote economic growth. This video is linked to a publication entitled "Aid for Trade and Value Chains in Agrifood". Full publication available here: http://tiny.cc/7v6zzw Find out more about the Aid for Trade Fourth Global Review: http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/a4t_e/global_review13_e.htm
http://www.wto.org/ 08.08.2013 This video looks into the transport and logistics sector which is of crucial importance to firms participating in global value chains. A robust transport and logistics infrastructure can help developing countries increase the distribution and availability of essential goods. Aid for Trade projects are key to strengthening this sector. This video is linked to a publication entitled " Aid for Trade and Value Chains in Transport and Logistics". Full publication available here: http://tiny.cc/k82zzw Find out more about the Aid for Trade Fourth Global Review: http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/devel_e/a4t_e/global_review13_e.htm
Global investment in Africa has overtaken Western aid as musician and activist Bob Geldof and American billionaires seek investments in Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine. Photo: Getty Images Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjlive Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJLive Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Follow WSJ on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/wall-street-journal
The Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade kicked off on 30 June at the World Trade Organization. The theme of the Review is "Reducing Trade Costs for Inclusive, Sustainable Growth". Director-General Roberto Azevêdo opened the event. The event brings together trade and development ministers, other government officials, heads of multilateral and development agencies, representatives of the private sector and civil society to discuss how to reduce high trade costs, which act as a brake on the integration of many developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) into international trade.
A group from the 18th batch of Samriddhi's flagship program "Arthalaya" (School of Economics and Entrepreneurship) came up with this song for a debate assignment on 'trade vs. aid'. The groups were asked to prepare a five minutes creative presentation before the actual debate started. These guys prepared this wonderful song overnight and secured first place against three other competing groups. The melody is taken from a popular Nepali folk song : Resham firiri The program was held from March 27 to April 1, 2014. Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation has been organising Arthalaya since 2009. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SamriddhiTPF Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamriddhiTPF