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How Consumer Habits Are Changing in The Food Sector
Jan 21, 2020 9:29 AM ET

How Consumer Habits Are Changing in The Food Sector

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 21, 2020 - In the past few years, the food industry has seen some significant changes in how people shop for everyday groceries. These trends are starting to shape the industry as we head into the new decade. It’s not just modern diets or eating habits that are driving this change. There is also a need for transparency and trust in what shoppers are consuming.   Sustainability is also a hot topic of. [more...]

Jan 17, 2020 7:01 AM ET

Top Ways To Boost Productivity in Your Business in 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - It’s the start of a new decade, and there’s never been a better time to take your business to the next level. One of the best ways to ensure you stay on the right path and boost your company is to revisit how productive your operations are. Productivity can often slip, and in most cases, there are some quick fixes to help you get back on track. However, if you’re. [more...]

JinkoSolar Breaks World Record for P-type PERC and N-type HOT Bifacial Modules Conversion Efficiency
Jan 17, 2020 2:30 AM ET

JinkoSolar Breaks World Record for P-type PERC and N-type HOT Bifacial Modules Conversion Efficiency

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - SHANGHAI,-- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the "Company," or "JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that the maximum conversion efficiency of its P-type PERC and N-type HOT bifacial solar modules reached 21.82% and 22.49%, respectively, breaking the previous world record and setting a new industry standard for solar cell efficiency. These results were verified during testing conducted by TÜV Rheinland, an. [more...]

How to Save Money in the World of Business
Jan 16, 2020 2:00 PM ET

How to Save Money in the World of Business

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - You might be well versed at turning over a profit, but you need to consolidate the money that you make if you’re to stand a chance of taking your business to the next level. Only when you look after your cash and stop wasting it can you invest it into the ongoing growth of your organisation. It is absolutely vital, then, that you heed the advice laid out below and. [more...]

Jan 10, 2020 9:00 AM ET

India and Japan’s MPs Act Quickly to Implement Sexual and Reproductive Health Plans after ICPD25

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 10, 2020 - By Mantoe Phakathi     Parliamentarians from India and Japan are already discussing how to implement plants on sexual and reproductive health and rights soon after the recent Nairobi Summit on International Conference on Population Development (ICPD25). Credit : Jaideep Hardikar/IPS MBABANE , Jan 10 2020 (IPS) - Parliamentarians from India and Japan have hit the ground running by acting soon after the recent Nairobi Summit on International Conference on. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 2:25 PM ET

Does Africa’s Food Future Really Lie with Young Farmers?

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - By Busani Bafana     Young farmers and brothers Prosper and Prince Chikwara are using precision farming techniques at their horticulture farm, outside Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Experts say that unless Africa promotes new and innovative farmers, the continent will be at the mercy of other nations for its food security. Credit: Busani Bafana/ IPS IBADAN, Nigeria, Jan 9 2020 (IPS) - Africa will starve or survive on expensive food imports because. [more...]

Jan 9, 2020 4:35 AM ET

ADAMA and Tel Aviv University Collaborate to Establish a First-of-a-Kind Research and Teaching Center for the Development of Innovative Crop Protection Solutions s

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 9, 2020 - BEIJING and TEL AVIV, Israel,--  ADAMA Ltd. (the "Company") (SZSE: 000553), leading global crop protection company and Tel Aviv University ("TAU") launched a unique research and teaching program on active substance delivery and formulation, an innovation and growth driver in the worlds of agriculture and crop protection. The innovative study program will be taught at The ADAMA Center for Novel Crop Protection Delivery Systems at Tel Aviv University. The collaboration between ADAMA and TAU will combine the. [more...]

Jan 8, 2020 8:30 AM ET

Top 7 Popular Adult Onesie(2020)

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - Onesies are the most significant source that adds fun and entertainment to your celebrations and festivals. A couple of years earlier, it was a usual notion that onesie is clothing just for kids, but now it has shown equally incorrect. Onesie is a favorite as well as comfortable attire alike for youngsters and also grownups, and by using these grown-up onesie pajamas, you can restore the pleasure of your childhood. [more...]

Jan 7, 2020 2:02 PM ET

African Politicians Asked to Develop Legal Instruments to Fight Climate Change

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 7, 2020 - By Isaiah Esipisu     Dr Mithika Mwenda of PACJA (right) and Professor Seth Osafo (left), one of the negotiators at the climate talks currently being held in Spain. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPS MADRID, Dec 6 2019 (IPS) - African legislators have been challenged to come up with legal frameworks for climate change to enable countries avoid catastrophes and reactionary emergencies that eat up their budgets. “African countries are spending up. [more...]

Jan 3, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Tips for Not Falling Foul of IR35

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 3, 2020 - IR35 is not anything new; it has been around for years. However, there is now new guidance and a few changes to the legislation relating to it, and it is something that all companies that use contractors need to be aware of. IR35 is mainly about the difference between employees and freelancers, and under the new rules, it will be up to the user of services to ensure that they. [more...]

Dec 27, 2019 12:34 PM ET

7 Ways To Make Your Business More Environmentally-Friendly

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 27, 2019 - Environmental impact is something that every business needs to consider in today’s day and age. There is constant media attention on the damage being done to the environment with lots of blame being placed on businesses. While it is true that some industries are worse than others, it is the responsibility of every business owner to look at their operation and identify ways in which they could reduce their impact.. [more...]

Dec 25, 2019 3:00 AM ET

6 Natural Ways To Heal Erectile Dysfunction

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 25, 2019 - Erectile Dysfunction (ED) or Male impotence is a condition in which the sex drive is still reduced, and it is very explicitly seen in men. Men with Erectile Dysfunction problems are unable to achieve the desired penile erection, thus failing to satisfy their Female partner during intercourse. This problem leads to male infertility or decreased libido in males. More than millions of men worldwide are suffering from ED.According to experts, there. [more...]

Dec 24, 2019 5:50 AM ET

The End of Paper Cash? Explore the Transition to the Digital Dollar at the Digital Money Forum at CES 2020

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 24, 2019 - LAS VEGAS,-- The future of money is now - and it's digital. While you might not carry a wad of cash in your pocket any longer what's replacing it is open for debate.  For some it's a credit card, others a mobile payment device, others a subscription service like Uber where payments happen effortlessly. For others, the new "cash" is a bunch of digital codes that represent something of value.. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 8:40 PM ET

Sénégal : la Banque africaine de développement soutient pour 43,1 millions d’euros le Projet agropole Sud en Casamance

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - African Development Bank       Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), le 18 décembre 2019 – Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé 43,1 millions d’euros en faveur du Projet de zone de transformation agro-industrielle (PZTA-Sud ou Agropole Sud). Le projet Agropole Sud est situé dans la région naturelle de Casamance (Ziguinchor, Sédhiou et Kolda), au Sud du Sénégal et qui recèle d’importantes potentialités agro-industrielles.   Le PZTA-Sud est un. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 8:11 PM ET

COP 25: African Development Bank urges African nations to persist with climate change ambitions as marathon talks end in Madrid

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 -   MADRID, Dec 16 2019 - The African Development Bank has urged the continent’s nations to stay the course on climate action, after a marathon session of talks at the twenty-fifth Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) in Madrid. The conference was scheduled to run from 2 to 13 December, but only concluded business on Sunday, two days after the official programme. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 7:52 PM ET

African Development Bank joins forces with international organisations to help developing countries build resilience to extreme weather

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - MADRID, Dec 13 2019 - The African Development Bank has joined forces with 11 other international organizations to assist developing countries to build resilience against the impact of natural disasters caused by extreme weather. Following a series of deadly weather events that have caused widespread destruction, especially in Africa, the institutions came together at the COP 25 climate change conference in Madrid on Tuesday to launch the Alliance for Hydromet. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 6:20 PM ET

ECOWAS endorses Adesina for second term as President of the African Development Bank

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 -     Dec 23 2019 - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina for a second term at the helm of the institution. The decision was announced at the end of the fifty-sixth ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, held on Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria. “In recognition of the sterling performance. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 5:48 PM ET

AUDIO: If We Are to Achieve Zero-leprosy by 2030, This Is the Best Time and Opportunity

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - By Stella Paul   DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 13 2019 (IPS) - Dr Rahat Chawdhury is the Deputy Program Manager at the National Leprosy Program of Bangladesh. His is the umbrella organization of hundreds of doctors, technical experts, counsellors, strategists, health advocates, field workers and thousands of leprosy-affected people as the beneficiaries. In Dhaka, the past two days, Chowdhury has been busy organizing and coordinating the National Congress on Leprosy. The. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 5:44 PM ET

AUDIO: “We Cannot Achieve Zero-Leprosy by 2030 Without a Vaccine” – WHO Team Leader

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - By Stella Paul   DHAKA, Dec 13 2019 (IPS) - Dr Erwin Cooreman is the Team Leader of WHO’s Global Leprosy Programme. This week, he is in Dhaka to attend the National Conference on Leprosy, which was inaugurated by the prime minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. In her speech, she reiterated her commitment to make the country Zero-Leprosy by 2030. On the sidelines of the conference, IPS interviewed Cooreman to ask him his. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 5:39 PM ET

Mainstreaming Leprosy-affected People a Big Challenge in Bangladesh

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - By Rafiqul Islam     Feroza Begum, Leprosy activist. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 12 2019 (IPS) - When Feroza Begum was first diagnosed with leprosy in 2006, it felt as though she had been struck by a thunderbolt due to the deep-seated prejudice in her society that the disease is a curse from Allah (God). “ I was affected with leprosy disease, nobody accepted me (in. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 5:32 PM ET

Fighting for a Leprosy-Free World

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - By Crystal Orderson   DHAKA, Dec 12 2019 (IPS) - The Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa is passionate about ensuring the world does not forget Leprosy and reminding us of the discrimination that people living with Leprosy still face. Sasakawa who is also a WHO Goodwill Ambassador is in Bangladesh where his Foundation held the first-ever meeting of organizations working in the leprosy field. Mr Sasakawa, speaking through. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 5:28 PM ET

Sasakawa Vows to Continue Support for Fighting Leprosy in Bangladesh

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - By Rafiqul Islam     Chairman of the Nippon Foundation and Sasakawa Health Foundation in Japan Yohey Sasakawa speaking at the Conference of Organizations of Persons Affected by Leprosy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 12 2019 (IPS) - Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa, has assured Bangladesh of continuing support for the Zero Leprosy Initiative announced by the country’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina,. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 12:14 PM ET

Looking back at 2019: Key moments

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - Dec 23 2019 - The year 2019 was a year of exciting firsts for the African Development Bank Group. The year was marked by innovation and several new milestones that brought us closer to the “Africa we want.” The Bank pushed its High 5 strategy forward in tandem with the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We saw continuing progress in Africa’s structural transformation, due in. [more...]

Dec 23, 2019 7:11 AM ET

Would a Quick Loan Help You Move Forward?

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 23, 2019 - As some point, everyone hits a financial problem that causes stress and anxiety until they sort the issue. It can be because of sickness or losing your job, and sometimes it is just because someone has spent too much without allowing for bills that will need paying. It can be because you have started a new business and have given credit to a customer. This happens a lot when your. [more...]

Dec 18, 2019 1:52 PM ET

Carbon Markets Can Provide a Crucial Part of the Solution to the Climate Crisis

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 18, 2019 - By Fenella Aouane   Fenella Aouane, Principal Green Finance Specialist, Investment and Policy Solutions Division, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) SEOUL, South Korea, Dec 18 2019 (IPS) - One of the main discussions at the COP25 climate change talks was Article 6, which is designed to provide financial support to emerging economies and developing countries to help them reduce emissions by using global carbon markets. Carbon pricing is an essential. [more...]

Dec 18, 2019 6:15 AM ET

Sunniva Provides Update Of California Operations As A Result Of The Current Legal Disputes

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 18, 2019 - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, -- Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva", the "Company", "we", "our" or "us") (CSE:SNN,OTCQB:SNNVF) announced today it is taking steps to preserve its available funds to allow it to actively pursue its rights under the previously disclosed dispute related to the Build to Suit Lease of the Cathedral City Glasshouse and to deal with disputes with certain of its debt holders for due, and claimed due, debt. As part of these cost. [more...]

Dec 17, 2019 2:45 AM ET

Hybrid Bonding Patent Landscape Analysis Report, 2019 – Segmented by CMOS Image Sensor (CIS), Memory, MEMS, LED Applications

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 17, 2019 - DUBLIN, The "Hybrid Bonding Patent Landscape Analysis" report has been added to's offering. The pace of Moore's law is slowing, if it has not already stopped, as mentioned by Forbes and Nvidia. It's reaching its limits because developing smaller technology nodes is doable technically, but is no longer cost-efficient. The digital electronics market requires a higher density semiconductor memory chip to cater to recently released central processing unit (CPU) components. To answer the growing. [more...]

Dec 13, 2019 9:10 AM ET

COP 25: ‘Africa’s future depends on solidarity’ Leaders and development partners rally around climate change goals

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 13, 2019 - By PRESS RELEASE     Credit: AFDB MADRID, Spain, Dec 13 2019 - There was standing room only as ministers, diplomats, activists and journalists gathered at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid to mark Africa Day at the COP 25 climate meeting. Speakers called for a united front to tackle the challenges of climate change in Africa. In the opening statement for Africa Day on Tuesday, Yasmin Fouad, Egypt’s Minister. [more...]

Dec 12, 2019 9:21 AM ET

Taking Bangladesh to Zero-Leprosy, One New Case at a Time

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 12, 2019 - By Stella Paul   Sandhya Mandal - a community health worker working on leprosy in Meherpur district of Bangladesh. Credit: Stella Paul / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) - Sandhya Mandal has never felt so vindicated. For the past four years, the 36-year-old community health worker from Meherpur – a rural district bordering India – has been traveling 50 km every day along dusty roads on an old. [more...]

Dec 12, 2019 9:14 AM ET

Nippon Foundation Announces US$ 2m Support for the Education of Rohingya Children in Bangladesh

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 12, 2019 - By Rafiqul Islam   Chairman of The Nippon Foundation Yohei Sasakawa and BRAC Executive Director Asif Saleh announcing $2 million partnership. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) - In the light of limited access to education for displaced Rohingya children, the Nippon Foundation has announced US$ 2 million support to BRAC to launch a project to ensure educational facilities to both Rohingya and local community. [more...]