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Tourism in Tuapse: Russia's Riviera

A Mediterranean climate and stunning coastline makes Tuapse a holiday haven, yet few Westerners venture there. But as neighbouring Sochi prepares to host the 2014 Olympics and resorts throughout the region scramble to up their game, that could be about to change

France pledges

France pledges support to tourism developments in Northern Caucasus

Tourist developments in Northern Caucasus have been bolstered by the support of the French government, which is bringing money and expertise to the table. Austria looks set to lend an Alpine hand as well

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The growing problem of where to invest in agriculture

As the world's population continues to grow at pace, the problem of food provision is causing a headache for governments the world over. Agriculture investment can go a long way to solving such problems, but deciding where to invest is not so easy.

Greenhouse

Technology fuels growth of greenhouse agriculture

Technology is driving the growth of greenhouse-based agriculture, especially in hot countries where arable land and rainwater are sparse

California leading US destination for software and IT services

Latest figures highlight California's reputation as an IT destination.

EasyJet-Campbell

EasyJet taps the business market

EasyJet's director for Europe Mike Campbell talks to fDi about business travel, oil spikes and why the company will never be a long-haul carrier

Microsoft Hall

View from the C-suite: Microsoft's clear sky for cloud computing

Adrienne Hall, general manager of Microsoft Trustworthy Computing, tells Spencer Anderson how uptake of cloud computing is growing as fears over security and performance are assuaged.

US must relax biotechnology rules to keep competitive edge

With nations such as China and Brazil investing heavily in biotechnology, the US may get left behind if it does not adjust its costly and complex regulatory system governing public investment in agricultural research and development.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott

North American governors increase biotech focus

Courtney Fingar and Karen E Thuermer talk to regional governors and premiers from around the US and Canada about the promotion of biotechnology and find some very different approaches.

Thomas Menino Mayor of Boston

US mayors target biotech boost

Four US mayors talk to Courtney Fingar and Karen E Thuermer about the importance of attracting biotech investment and what it means to their cities.

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