SBAIC News

YOUNG ASIAN LEADERS TACKLE THE CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Feb 29, 2016
By Fiona Macaulay, CEO, Making Cents International

Making Cents International has been working with the U.S Department of State to build leadership skills and networks of Southeast Asian youth through the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). Launched in 2013, YSEALI is U.S....

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Local Empowerment towards Sustainability in Asia

Feb 29, 2016
By Carol J. Yee

At Kanava International, local organizations are viewed as “partners” with whom we work with to build their capacity for sustainability over the long haul. We focus on partnering with local organizations to provide them with the tools,...

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Combatting Wildlife Trafficking: Bringing Promising Technology Innovations to the Fight

Feb 29, 2016
By Eric White

On January 20th, USAID announced the sixteen winners of the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, a global call for innovations that can be used to combat wildlife trafficking. The winners were selected from a pool of 300 applicants...

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DevTech Evaluation of the APEC Laboratory Capacity Program: Collaboration and Learning in Food Safety

Feb 29, 2016
By Reuben Hermoso

With developments in global trade agreements and improvements in technology, international shipments of commodities have played increasingly crucial roles in a country’s economy. However, the United States has experienced millions of dollars in...

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SBAIC welcomes 13 new members at February 2016 Membership Meeting

Feb 18, 2016
Janel Poche, Juarez & Associates (Membership Committee Co-Chair)

SBAIC is pleased to welcome 13 new members at our first Membership Meeting of 2016. These include the seven new full members and six new associate members listed below.

Full members are currently defined as for-profit U.S. small businesses...

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Mobile Money – Africa Leading The Way – Everyone’s Gotta Do It!

Nov 12, 2015
By: Shelley Spencer, CEO, Strategic Impact Advisors, LLC

Four years ago, USAID saw the promise of mobile money as a way to bring financial inclusion to the world’s 2.5 billion unbanked. Today that number, as measured by the World Bank’s  ...

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Creating Shared Value for Hotel Owners, a Chemical Company, and the Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem

Nov 12, 2015
By Caitlin Lovegrove

The Mara Serengeti, spanning the border between Kenya and Tanzania, is known worldwide for its natural beauty and biological diversity, which is one of the reasons why it...

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A Reflective Multi-faceted Approach to Africa’s complexities

Nov 12, 2015
By Portals LLC, Omo Igiehon (CEO) and Avinash Ramnanan

Ugandan TV journalist, Nancy Kacungira[1], captures succinctly the dilemma we face when we try to tell “the African story”: “…lumping all 54 countries into a single category just doesn't...

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