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Chinese investment in Zambia... a 25 minute documentary (Al Jazeera)

 

A 'must watch' documentary for anyone interested in this subject.

 

http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2012/01/20121484624797945.html

 

Filmed in the period leading up to, and after, the election of Michael Sata. But looks back to Zambian 50 years ago when KK and those involved in the independence movement developed relationships with the…

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Added by Andrew Smith on January 9, 2012 at 11:34 — No Comments

INSEAD/ EABIS conference... economic opportunity moves east and south... the war for talent... but where is the commercial analysis?

 

I spent Friday 28th October at the Paris INSEAD campus, participating in the EABIS’s 10th Annual Colloquium focused on the role of business in developing countries.

 

One of the key themes of the day was the movement of business opportunity to developing countries:

  • Michael Cannon-Brookes, a senior executive from IBM, reflected that there were “tectonic shifts in the global…
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Added by Andrew Smith on October 31, 2011 at 18:00 — 2 Comments

Listening to Zambian businesses as IAP is launched in Lusaka

Listening to Zambian businesses is the best way to refine and define effective ways to support their inclusive business (IB) investments.  This was evident last week, when Her Excellency Marie Andersson de Frutos, Swedish Ambassador to Zambia, Andrew Kambobe and I launched Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) in…

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Added by Andrew Smith on May 13, 2011 at 14:43 — No Comments

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