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NOURIEL ROUBINI BANKS ON INDIA ...

Roubini think-tank sets base in Delhi

BS Reporter / New Delhi November 17, 2011, 0:16 IST





Roubini Global Economics (RGE), an independent economic research firm founded by eminent economist Nouriel Roubini, has set up an office here, with plans to expand operations in the coming years.

India is now the third largest registered office of the global think-tank, after New York and London. It will begin with 10 economists in the Delhi office and the number will go up to 20 next year.



- EU manufacturing, services output shrinks
- ECB holds rates as crisis damps growth outlook
- ECB steps up pressure on Italy as debt worries grow
- A V Rajwade: Heading into a perfect storm
- Roubini for rate hike by RBI
- Chinese economy at risk of 'hard landing' after 2013


“The growth of our company and client base has been extraordinary. With the new India office, we are able to cover fast-paced economic events in an even timelier manner,” says Dean Daniels, CEO. 

RGE will focus on global macroeconomics and s…

A TREE THAT FERTILIZES THE SOIL...SO AMAZING A CONCEPT, THAT THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE SHOULD TRY IT !!! ...

"Fertilizer Tree" May Revive African Farmlands

Ochieng' Ogodo in Nairobi, Kenya
for National Geographic News

September 3, 2009




For one and a half decades, Johannes Mutisya, 54, a farmer in Kenya's Makueni district just east of Nairobi, has done what he could to eke out a living—but with little success.

He has bent wearily and scratched the dry, hardened earth, sprinkling a few maize or bean seeds and hoping for the best.







"These days we are only trying," Mutisya said, a distant look on his face.

"It is not like two decades ago and beyond, when people could be sure of bounty harvest after the rains."

Mutisya's situation is occurring across Africa, where farmlands are severely degraded and production is down.

African farmers on average apply only 10 percent of the soil nutrients, such as fertilizer, used in other parts of the world.

Coupled with effects of climate change, such as extreme droughts, the situation seems bleak.

But growing trees—especially acac…

OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE RUNNING 5 DEGREES COOLER IN PIURA, PERU AS OPPOSED TO GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR ...

With over a month to go before the KENT season gets started, daytime highs are picking up as over night lows still run about 5 degrees cooler in the Piura region than the Guayaquil area of Ecuador. 


Here is the 10 day forecast ...





Piura, Peru WeatherSave This Location Updated: Nov 17, 2011, 7pm UPDATE DATAVideo:A National Look at the Next 3 Days | Raw Video: California landslide grows Today