Black Sea Economic Forum delegates told that improved irrigation could turn Crimea region into major food producer for Europe and the rest of the world.
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Concerned about an over-reliance on its oil and gas industries, the Trinidad and Tobago government is working to highlight its other strengths to would-be investors, with a particular emphasis being placed on its educated and highly skilled workforce.
An ever-rising population and unpredictable weather patterns are pushing the issue of food scarcity higher up the global agenda, with companies anxious to commercialise the rising demand for food and governments looking at ways to tackle the problems that are limiting production.
At the World Economic Forum meeting on Africa in Cape Town in May, fDi spoke to leading officials from three African countries that are implementing strategies to improve their records for attracting foreign investment.
Free zones are often seen as a cure-all remedy to the problems developing economies encounter when trying to attract FDI. However, the reality is that such projects need careful planning and long-term support if they are to fulfil such wishes, as Barbara Njau discovers.
India's controversial policy to allow foreign investors to own up to a 51% stake in multi-brand retail has failed to attract any fresh investment into the country.
Buoyed by a strong domestic economy, Mexican multinational enterprises made significant gains in foreign markets between 2010 and 2011.
Antigua and Barbuda's farmers produce a wide variety of fruits in abundance, the vast majority of which is consumed locally. Steps have been taken to export these products, but the industry is very much in its early stages, meaning opportunities aplenty for investors.
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