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Friday, December 23, 2016

Tech in Palestine: 'Virtual market has no checkpoints'

Al Jazeera

Middle East - Palestine NEWS

Tech in Palestine: 'Virtual market has no checkpoints'

West Bank firm Mashvisor has become the first Palestinian company accepted into prestigious Silicon Valley seed fund.

Dalia Hatuqa

Mashvisor's development team recently held a planning meeting to determine their next steps [Courtesy of Mashvisor/Al Jazeera]

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http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/12/tech-palestine-virtual-market-checkpoints-161212100042248.html

Monday, December 19, 2016

West Bank Trade and Transport: Learning from Landlocked Developing Countries

Trade and Transport


West Bank Trade and Transport:
Learning from Landlocked Developing Countries

Hernan Levy heard about the work of Americans for a Vibrant Palestinian Economy. He approached our President, Ed Thompson, with an idea to write a paper that applied to the West Bank the learnings and best practices from research at the World Bank about trade and transport. He had worked for more than two decades with the World Bank and was familiar with their research on landlocked developing countries. We are deeply grateful for this wonderful gift that was only possible because of his World Bank networks, his integrative capability and his investment of untold hours.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016