Trade Sounds Boring - Here's Why It's Anything But

A to Z Textile factory produces anti-malaria, insecticide-impregnated bednets and employs over 2000 people, mostly women, in Arusha, Tanzania.

The International Trade Centre is marking its fiftieth year of fostering trade that promotes sustainable development and poverty reduction. Two upcoming events in Rwanda aim to stimulate more jobs and income through trade - and women are at the heart of the efforts.


Give a Glove - Pass It On for Ebola Relief Efforts

Send Liberia Life-Saving Supplies. If you gave to Haiti earthquake relief or tsunami recovery or any other humanitarian cause: why would you not help the people of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, whose countries are experiencing similarly devastating catastrophes, without the international outpouring of concern and aid that victims of those natural disasters received. Most of you are going about your normal lives, while three African countries - and potentially more - are collapsing from Ebola.

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