The potential for the rapid growth of small- and medium-scale
enterprises is decidedly great.
Minister for Agriculture and Rural Communities Damien OConnor has extended the medium-scale
adverse event classification to the drought-hit Grey and Buller districts of the South Islands West Coast.
In Pursuit of Synergies to Strengthen Small and Medium-scale
In four years' time, Arabtec will grow from a medium-scale
regional player into a global leader in specialised segments of the construction industry.
Recent global policy attention to "land grabs" by international investors, while very important, has diverted attention away from two other processes that may be even more fundamentally affecting Africa's economic development trajectory: (i) the pace of land acquisitions by medium-scale
African investors, who now control more land than large-scale foreign investors in each of the three countries examined in this study (Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia); and (ii) the overall impact of land transactions on the viability of African governments' agricultural strategies, which for the most part remain predicated on smallholder-led development and will require the expansion of cropland by smallholder households.
The World Bank and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have expressed their willingness to extend support to Nigerian small- and medium-scale
enterprises, as a way of boosting the economy.
The interactive workshop will bring together a group of medium-scale
entrepreneurs to discuss the issues surrounding their businesses in terms of growth and efficiency.
Jian also said that in addition to collaborating on large-scale projects, China would also like to invest in small and medium-scale
Representatives of farmers and civil society organisations from all over Europe are meeting, on 19 September, at the European Parliament to lobby for more protection for farmers and stronger support for small and medium-scale
producers in the EU.
Small and medium-scale
manufacturing for specific high-tech products.
Several small- and medium-scale
projects will be set up in the zone in the fields of agro-industry and spinning and weaving.
Friends of the Earth said that without a greater focus on medium-scale
renewables such as hydroelectric plants and wind turbines, the UK risked missing EU targets to produce 15 per cent of energy from green sources by 2020.