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2011-01-24 09:52:00

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to significantly contribute to reducing malnutrition in Africa. The agreement was co-signed in Addis Ababa by Jay Naidoo, Chairman of GAIN, and Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, CEO of NEPAD, during a meeting of NEPAD's Steering Committee. "We know solutions exist to reduce malnutrition...

2010-10-12 07:30:00

CITRA, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (Pink Sheets: APRM) (www.aprcg.com) announced today the debut of a new corporate website including flash presentation of its proprietary ecommerce platform, mymyj.com. APRM markets "Made-in-the-USA" products and services manufactured by U.S. Small & Medium Size Businesses (SME) to consumers in Hong Kong and China through its proprietary e-commerce platform. APRM is a first mover in the market, providing SME's...

2010-08-19 06:30:00

CITRA, Fla., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (Pink Sheets: APRM) (www.aprcg.com) announces today the Company will revise 2010 guidance, based on recent data from the CNNIC's 23rd report on internet development in China. CNNIC, stands for "China Internet Network Information Center," a government organization reporting on internet development. The report from the CNNIC (www.cnnic.net.cn) underscores the growing size of internet usage among Chinese...

2010-07-07 11:00:00

CITRA, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (OTC: APRM) (www.aprcg.com) announces it has filed and published its 2nd Quarter, Information & Disclosure Statement including related Financial Statements and the Attorney Letter with Respect to Current Information, per the Issuer Guidelines to the Pink OTC Market, Issuer Services. Following typical review by the Pink OTC Markets the Company expects to maintain its PS Current Information Tier....

2009-11-03 08:30:00

CITRA, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Rim Commerce Group (OTC: APRM.PK) (www.aprcg.com) and One World Ventures, Inc. (OTC: OWVI.PK) (www.1worldventures.net), today, announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to enter into a exclusive Distribution Agreement, whereby One World Ventures will provide certain proprietary web-based fulfillment, processing and distribution methodologies in China to American Pacific Rim Commerce Group's Chinese business and retail...

2005-08-26 18:56:57

H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, President of Nigeria, concluded a four-day NEPAD-Fish for All Summit by announcing adoption of the Abuja Declaration on Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa at the Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The Declaration was agreed at an assembly of high-level government leaders that included the Vice President of The Gambia, Ministers of Fisheries from Mozambique, Ghana, The Gambia, Niger, Malawi, Egypt, Cameroon, Ivory...

2005-08-22 04:55:00

ABUJA -- Investment in fish farms in Africa is urgently needed to halt a decline in fish consumption in the continent because natural stocks cannot keep up with population growth, experts said on Monday. Some 200 million Africans rely on fish as a main part of their diet, but the continent is the only region in the world where fish supplies per capita are falling, according to reports prepared for a "Fish for All" summit in the Nigerian capital. "The main reason for this decline is the...

2005-06-06 23:53:56

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), held a Water Access workshop between 9 and 12 May. The aim of the event, bringing together specialists from Africa and France, was to set up a network of African Centres of Excellence in Water Science and Technology. It was supported by the Institut de recherche pour le d©veloppement (IRD). An action plan is to be put forward to decision makers anxious to meet the many challenges that face efforts to provide access to water resources...


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