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The 4th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum
IIICF will be held on June 6-7, 2013 in Macao SAR. IIICF is an international forum with the theme of investment and construction of infrastructures, which was founded in 2010 by China International Contractors Association with the approval by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The Forum has been successfully convened thrice in Beijing and Macao respectively, showing a strong momentum of high starting point, great influence and robust development, having attracted more than 4,000 delegates from nearly 100 countries and regions and international organizations. The theme of the 4th IIICF is "Diversified Financing Energizes International Cooperation". Centered on the aforementioned theme, delegates and world-class professionals of government organs, international organizations, contractors, investors, manufacturers, operators, financial institutions as well as consultancy companies will gather at the 4th Forum to discuss in depth about the opportunities and challenges in the development of international infrastructure, the transformation of growth models of Chinese contractors, as well as new models and opportunities in the cooperation of international infrastructure industry as financiers of this industry diversify. All interested parties are welcomed. Please click here for more information.
Clean Water Transforms Mozambican Community
Mecupes is a village of about 1,900 people that received a hand-powered pump, a nearby washing basin and latrines as part of MCC’s five-year, $507 million compact with Mozambique. Read more...
The World Bank presents: DC Big Data Exploration
More than 150 topic experts, data scientists, civic "hackers," civil society groups and development practitioners gathered at the World Bank on March 15-17, 2013 for the DC Big Data Exploration event to analyze data and tackle questions related to eliminating poverty and rooting out corruption and fraud on development projects. Development Business participated! Learn more...
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Based on your recent comments and suggestions we have introduced some major enhancements to the Development Business website. We would like to thank you for providing us with such valuable feedback and allowing us to continue making improvements.
Search multiple regions and countries
You can now search for notices and awards in multiple regions and countries!
Our improved search interface provides you with maximum flexibility and allows you to quickly find projects across several regions and/or countries.
Find projects for consultants
A new check box available inside the Advanced Search enables you to search for projects that require consultants. When the ‘consultants required’ box is checked, your results will display a red box with a “C” inside indicating your preference:
Help where you need it and better tutorials
As part of our continued effort to provide you with a better user experience, we have made our online help instantly available from within the Advanced Search. Simply click on the question mark icons next to the respective fields and an information box will pop up. If you need further assistance, please visit our list of Frequently Asked Questions and User Guide, or feel free to get in touch with us.
With even more new exciting features coming this year, we look forward to hearing from you.