Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Business / DT 6 / 2016

Tanzanian MPs block Bagamoyo sugar project citing damage to river ecosystem

A Tanzanian Parliamentary Committee is calling for the Swedish-owned sugar plantation in Bagamoyo to be moved away from the Wami River in order to protect wildlife in Saadani National Park.

Army of highly-paid technical advisors in Kabul holds lessons for donors in other fragile states

Donors bankrolled an army of advisors in Kabul in an effort to accelerate development. The unintended consequences were corruption, resentment among Afghan civil servants and a failure to build capacity.

Danish sales to UN recover after losses in 2014

UN procurement statistics for 2015 show that Danish supplies to UN agencies increased by 33 per cent, making up for heavy losses in 2014.