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Global connectedness spurs Turkey’s economic growth

Global connectedness spurs Turkey’s economic growth

Banking World, UN, UNBS, UNDP, WORLD, World Bank
BONN, Germany Turkey is the most globally connected country in South and Central Asia, according to the DHL Global Connectedness Index (www.DHL.com); The country moves ten places up to rank 55th out of 169 countries on the Index. One of the few countries to have experienced economic growth in 2020, a year when COVID-19 ravaged economies around the world, Turkey saw its economy grow by 1.8% last year (https://bit.ly/3ftjqKq) and is forecasted to expand by 4.8% in 2021 (https://reut.rs/3v4QnTX). In addition to the Turkish Government’s robust economic stimulus campaign, the country’s global connectedness seems to have played a pivotal role in Turkey’s recovery. Global Connectedness According to the seventh DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), published by DHL and N...
UNBS releases list of certified maize milling companies

UNBS releases list of certified maize milling companies

AFRICA, BREAKING NEWS, UGANDA, UNBS
Kampala, 23rdMarch 2021 – The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has released a list of certified maize milling companies as at 23rdMarch 2021. This is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard maize flour which could be harmful to their health. The updated list has 23 companies, producing 27 brands of certified maize flour and maize grains as listed below; No.Holding CompanyCertified ProductsProduct BrandLocation1Mandela Millers LimitedFortified Milled MaizeFortified Supreme Maize FlourBlock 21-Masaka Road,Busega2GrainpulseLimitedFortified Milled Maize               Maize Grit       Maize FlourGrainpulse Ltd- Fortified Maize Flour   Fortified Maize Meal...
MAAIF, UNBS ISSUE TRANSLATED FISHERIES CODES OF PRACTICES TO BOOST FISH EXPORTS

MAAIF, UNBS ISSUE TRANSLATED FISHERIES CODES OF PRACTICES TO BOOST FISH EXPORTS

AFRICA, Business, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, UNBS
By Georgewilliam Kakooza  The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) has partnered with the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) and issued translated fisheries and aquaculture guideline into local languages to enable the fishing community understand them  so as to boost fish exports on international market. The translated fisheries guidelines are in languages including English, Swahili, Luganda, and langi but with plans to translate guidelines in other languages in future. While addressing the press in Entebbe, Joyce Nyeko, the Acting Director Fisheries Resources at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), said in order to increase on the fish exports, the Ministry in conjunction with Uganda National Bureau of Standard...
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