Market Penetration

Michael Russell

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Alan Gin

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Alan Gin

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Assoc. Professor of Economics - University of San Diego

Alan Gin is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of San Diego. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, and his Master's of Arts and Ph.D. degrees, both in Economics, from the University of California at Santa Barbara. His work experience includes stints with the Community Development Department of the County of Fresno and the Public Works Department of the City of Oxnard. ... Read more about Alan Gin

Food system that fails poor countries needs urgent reform, says UN expert

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Mark Tran, The Guardian
A soybean farmer in Mato Grosso, Brazil. The country's 'family farmers' are encouraged to feed urban populations. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters
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UN special rapporteur on the right to food champions agroecology as sustainable alternative to existing framework

The existing food system has failed and needs urgent reform, according to a UN expert who argues there should be a greater emphasis on local food production and an overhaul of trade policies that have led to overproduction in rich countries while obliging poor countries – which are often dependent on agriculture – to import food. ... Read more about Food system that fails poor countries needs urgent reform, says UN expert

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Nowhere To Hide From Global Forest Watch

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SustainableBusiness.com News
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There's nowhere to hide now that Global Forest Watch has launched - citizens around the world now have all the information they need to monitor the state of the world's forests. 

Global Forest Watch combines the latest satellite technology, open data and social media crowdsourcing to produce "near-real time, reliable, and actionable data" about what's happening to forests worldwide. ... Read more about Nowhere To Hide From Global Forest Watch

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Economic impact of the internet

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45- http://www.mediafuturist.com/2012/02/good-infographic-on-the-digital-divide-if-youre-reading-this-youre-one-of-the-lucky-ones-via-mashabl.html

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Economic impact of the internet

ICT has beneficial effects on economic development, nowadays ICT becomes increasingly strong determinant of growth, including the use of the Internet. If breaking digital persists, the development gap between the North and the South may get bigger.

 ICT, new keys to the information society, open broad opportunities in the areas of management, commerce, education and governance. So it seems that they can contribute to the development of disadvantaged regions. ... Read more about Economic impact of the internet

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mobile cellular subscription

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40- http://thebrandbuilder.wordpress.com/2012/03/12/strategy-reminder-shifts-in-global-media-consumption/

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mobile cellular subscription

Changes in the number of subscriptions to various means of communication in recent years ... Read more about mobile cellular subscription

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E-Money Trends

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E-Money Trends

Contactless e-money comes in the form of Paypal, Bitcoin, and related forms of currency.  We can see a rise of over double the use of contactless e-money when compared to contactless credit. ... Read more about E-Money Trends

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World Trade Organization

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World Trade Organization

This image is of the World Trade Organization which  set up a work programme in 1998 to examine all trade issues that related to global electronic commerce. They set up different councils for issues such as; trade in services, goods, trade and development.  ... Read more about World Trade Organization

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