Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Top Links You Must Click On


NGO: €270 million EU-UK 'Green Aid' Program Likely to Destroy Jobs in Developing Countries and Break International Trade Laws

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International anti-poverty group World Growth says a EU-UK aid program to stop so-called illegal logging in developing countries will cause job losses across Africa and Asia, and is likely to break international trade laws.

The EU-UK Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) program, which has cost EU taxpayers around €270 million, is a series of measures designed to block imports of timber products to the EU from Asia and Africa on the grounds they are illegal.

According to a new report released by World Growth chairman Ambassador Alan Oxley today, the project will have almost no impact on illegal logging or deforestation, and will instead imperil local industries such as handicrafts in developing countries.

"The EU's own data states these measures will cut illegal logging by 1 per cent at best," said Ambassador Oxley. "Its impact on global deforestation will be a reduction of less than 0.01 per cent."

"The EU's own analysis has projected that the measures will cause employment in forest industries to drop by around 14 per cent in FLEGT countries, and a decline in value-added for forest products in these countries of around 8.5 per cent. One independent analysis projects more than 100,000 job losses in Ghana alone."

"The only winners in the EU analysis are timber product manufacturers in the EU and other developed countries."

Ambassador Oxley added that countries such as Indonesia, Ghana, Cameroon, Vietnam and Malaysia that have started FLEGT agreements with the EU had been promised a 'fast track' for timber exports to the EU. Instead, they have been faced with lengthy delays finalising the agreements.

"Not a single FLEGT agreement is functioning after more than six years of negotiating with 12 countries at an expense of around €270 million to EU taxpayers. It has wasted time, resources and jobs in developing countries."

"Worse still, the FLEGT measures are likely to fall foul of international trade law. Developing countries would be well within their rights to take action against the EU at the World Trade Organization."

"Last week the EU has agreed to its first-ever budget cuts. This should be the first program to be shut down. The EU has spent the past decade or more wasting money on programs that do little for the environment and stymie growth. They shouldn't condemn the developing world to the same fate."

Read the report at http://worldgrowth.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/WG_FLEGT_2013_revision_formatted.pdf

Contact:
World Growth
info@worldgrowth.org
+61-3-9614-8022

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Enterprise Open Source Magazine Latest Stories . . .
Between 2005 and 2020, data volumes will grow by a factor of 300 – enough data to stack CDs from the earth to the moon 162 times. This has come to be known as the ‘big data’ phenomenon. Unfortunately, traditional approaches to handling, storing and analyzing data aren’t adequate at thi...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand usin...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann returns to 'DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017' as Conference Chair The @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. "DevOps is set to be one of the most profound disruptions to hi...
Information technology is an industry that has always experienced change, and the dramatic change sweeping across the industry today could not be truthfully described as the first time we've seen such widespread change impacting customer investments. However, the rate of the change, an...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. ...
Kubernetes is a new and revolutionary open-sourced system for managing containers across multiple hosts in a cluster. Ansible is a simple IT automation tool for just about any requirement for reproducible environments. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Patrick Galbrai...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE