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toys and large guy gets ready to place a stake in the global temperature industry. a welcome to do business africa and monica jones in berlin and more than two billion people in the world to do not have regular access to clean drinking water that's according to a new u.n. report almost half of those who are dependent on unsafe water sources live in sub-saharan africa people in rural areas are the most likely to have in adequate access the and reports lack of clean water and it saved delivery a key components of the vicious cycle of persistent poverty in africa. well earlier i had the chance to talk to the deputy secretary general at the un conference on trade and development is a bed too far to learn more about the organizations work in africa and i started by asking her why tact puts so much focus on empowering women it's important because
it's a how through are in all the countries first of all second the second thing is it's very crazy that a country could make one part on one so big part of the working force in the country and turkey one woman involved in the economy and able to interpret to be an entrepreneur they are doing a lot of sex not only creating jobs but also creating new activities care to the community and they are really involved in the daily life of the people and change a lot regarding the the emancipation and the development of the community and it's why that's three good reasons to do more for gender balance in development could you give us a an example a tangible example of you work in africa in order to to the of the country and make life better for both men and women for instance in booking office so in what do we support the project very interesting a startup starting with e-commerce but because they have the they don't have a law about data. protection they use the water meter number you know to to
identify the clients and the water number. by the water community by the water company and they are starting a very interesting activity you've got an e-commerce because the banking sector is very poor in those countries but they add that to the e-commerce true with the condition of the of the city we're going to go it's nice it's with people less than thirty years old very dynamic and i have to bear who is the situation the specific situation of the city their country and i think that they are the future of course africa is a very very young continent are these people coming to you are the governments coming to you or are you going to them say listen we have an idea how to improve your lives no i think that we are ideas probably are not adapted to the increasing other improvement of their life so they are asking us could we receive some support for technical assistance for drafting lows but also to have a no reason tell approach not only by sector but trying to work on development as
a holistic things and know interrelated between technology has education economy all is intel related so we received some requests we provide some technical assistance but with this spirit of holistic approach just enable approach and not only sectorial approach and how do you monitor this or do you say work is done after the next now we try to money tolbert money to a means or so evaluation and go back in the country and look with the authorities if we if we quest resources and so when we have resources we do it we're not sometimes we are obliged to stop but it's why i'm here in delhi and i will speak tomorrow to the bundestag the commission for trade and cooperation germany supports a lot in this kind of project but while we need resources in in order to do properly our job and try to improve sustainable project. hassidic confidence in
ethiopian airlines long regarded as one of the most reliable in africa has remained steady the company says even after the loss of the recent boeing seven three seven mac's crash which killed all on board if the cancellation and booking rates are unchanged since the crash and banking sources say they still regard if the opi and as a solid company not so with boeing which has now seen the entire max fleet grounded attention is now also turning to aviation regulators the question how could such a radically different flight control system be certified without appropriate retraining and briefing of the pilots. the boeing seven three seven max eight took off was a huge success story five thousand dollars three hundred seventy delivered aircraft to date but now they're all sitting on the ground it's going from box office hit to jinxed contraption the plane makers try to limit the damage with the video the tragic losses of ethiopian airlines flight three zero two and why an air flight six
turned affect us all we join the world with heavy hearts grieving. the condolences alone won't be enough boeing is now the subject of an investigation and suspicion is that the company pursued profits at the expense of safety. pilots say they received no training on a flight simulator. were provided fifty six minute i pad. which we could accomplish at home or wherever we chose to because it was advertised as an aircraft that was virtually the same you add additional information to school systems that we didn't know existed before the changes everything accusations are being made that that possible lack of judgment may have cost three hundred forty six people their lives the system which is not mentioned in the written instructions pushes the plane's nose down when it thinks the aircraft is flying at too extreme an angle. but flight data from the ethiopian airlines and lion air
crashes suggest the pilots didn't know how to override the system. people needed to be trained on and. they weren't there's questions of how the prove the manual didn't even include any mention of the empath many are saying the federal aviation authority is too close to boeing to regulate the company effectively boeing has promised an update of the max eight software and wants to consider new training critics say that's too little too late. the world health organization says half a million people in africa need treatment for snake bites every year for many all health comes too late because developing and t.v. needs is an expensive process and there is currently a massive shortage of its which has come about largely because of the lack of profit to be made in the sector. milking a snake for its venom a dangerous operation but it's the first step in the long and expensive process of
creating an end even in kenya boasts some of the world's deadliest snakes and most antivenom is effective against only one species around a thousand people die in kenya each year from snakebites and even availability in africa has been in disarray since twenty fourteen when french laboratories son of he stopped producing a widely used drug which was effective against a number of species. so you have a free trade stop producing antivenom because there's no money and the problem is as the world doesn't look at this problem it is the poor person at the end of the line in the community that cannot afford it that's the person that's been. the prohibitive price of a single dose more than one hundred dollars made sales in africa unprofitable on affordability leads to lower demand and falling sales which result in reduced production higher costs and raised prices for consumers usually poor people living in rural areas. the w.h.o.
has launched a massive review of the availability efficiency and safety of snakebite serum available in africa where the majority of countries have no effective or affordable antivenom at all to south africa now and to one of its most successful be a brand durban poison the cannabis if you slider was released shortly after south africa decriminalized the personal use of marianna are now local authorities in western cape have ordered it off the shelves because they want a closer look at what they fear might be undermining drug trafficking nourse the brewery has responded by providing a certificate confirming its law that its safe devon poison lager was named after a popular local marianna strain. thanks corson city birdie's signature log cabin poison is the fastest growing premium be a brand in south africa i believe in boys in the next you can name all that
cannabis exhibits right one of the most popular strains in the world and it's known for its up to the feeling that this is no fix. the fledgling brew and it's kind of this and hops for an alcoholic combination that doesn't get you high marks out via it's different because of this this is a game seeds what kind of a city the seeds and him it's called it because it doesn't contacting the psycho active in the moment to see but the best of both worlds combining it with hops which is that traditional addition to the uk and this is what does it have to exploding into the market to twenty eighteen the company is planning for increased production from one hundred thousand liters in may first down to two point five million in the second projecting their annual turnover to spot from three hundred thousand euros to three million euros by the end of the. leaving them poised to
capitalize on the global kind of us boom that has seen a decrease in traditional alcohol consumption especially in the united states of america the consumption of alcohol in states that have allowed cannabis to be consumed or legalized it has dropped off fifteen percent we want to be first to market in south africa and by using a non-stock active ingredient like in the first to market and get customers to understand that they can still consume cannabis when it's legal but in the form of their favorite drink thanks good and poison strategy success depends on how the legislation governing the use of cannabis is formulated. thanks about because parliament has two years to redraw knows governing the plant's use to the country's constitutional. twenty eight thousand groundbreaking ruling that decriminalized the use of marijuana in private co's attritional consists of the same it is not illegal to consume it in private spaces so of course when you then talk about the
commercial question you have to wait for the law to be created to then say this is how you can really roll this out bizarre you can trade it in commission spaces and beyond that it will mean that a company like go on that does driven poison will be ahead of the curve. given poison has already applied for trade licenses in the usa the u.k. canada brazil the european union under strain. aiming to stake a claim in the globe's five billion dollars on this beverage industry curve and that's all for business africa did open us this coming up next for me and the business team here in berlin thanks for watching.
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