EMGA Secures US$ 20M Debt Finance for Costa Rica’s Banco Improsa

LONDON, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerging Markets Global Advisory LLP (EMGA) for the second time working with Banco Improsa, secures this US$20M facility from the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) – AECID (advised by COFIDES). Commenting on the transaction, Felix Alpizar, General Manager of BANCO IMPROSA, said: “Banco Improsa is very honored to be […]

Pawel Lopatka Joins Customertimes as Strategic Portfolio Leader

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Customertimes, an international leader in digital solutions and a global Salesforce integration and implementation partner, announced today that veteran IT executive Pawel Lopatka has joined the company as Strategic Portfolio Leader. Mr. Lopatka brings a broad suite of skills and strategic expertise to his new role. He is […]

Conagen’s fermentation platform expands on promising novel forms of vitamin K2

Bedford, Mass., Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biotech innovator, Conagen announced the development of its fermentation-derived vitamin K2 – a high-purity all-trans menaquinone-7 (MK-7).  This is the first molecule from a proprietary platform for producing novel, pure, long-chain menaquinone forms of the vitamin. The platform enables low-cost manufacturing and yields high-quality products, making it […]

Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Overview (September 2022)

CONTEXT The Deteriorating humanitarian situation in recent times has led to increased humanitarian needs across Ethiopia, with over 20 million people – internally displaced persons (IDPs), crisis-affected communities, and returning migrants among them – needing humanitarian assistance and protection in 2022. Conflict in the northern parts of the country, violence in many other parts, and […]

Pastoral farmers receive 2.87 million Ethiopian Birr to prepare for drought

The International Committee of the Red Cross has introduced a livestock insurance program in support of long-term resiliency efforts that help communities recover from the devastating impact of drought and be better prepared to cope with it in future. On a hot day in a small pastoral town in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, Bedel Abdullahi walks […]

No end in sight: International community continues to fail Eritreans says UN Expert

NEW YORK (27 October 2022) – Eritrea poses a real challenge to the UN system and the international community a UN expert said today, warning that the country’s human rights situation was deteriorating drastically. “Eritrea was elected to serve in the UN Human Rights Council for the period 2022-2024. However, its continuous failure to fully […]