Published on March 3, 2014
DEVELOPMENT United Nations Headquarters! New York City FEBRUARY 26, 2014 Armenia Example
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What is the Current Situation in Armenia?
Current situation in Armenia? First, Armenia is a land locked country of 3 Million and low exports ‣ Fragile cease ﬁre with Azerbaijan ‣ Border with Turkey closed ‣ Iran is to the south ‣ Expensive to Export
Current situation in Armenia? Second, the econmoy is improving, but huge gaps in income ‣ Per capita GDP $2,991 * Wikipedia ‣ $250 Avg. Monthly Salary ‣ Business is dominated by oligarchs ‣ 35.8% of the population lives below the poverty line
Current situation in Armenia? Third, the heart of the country is in the villages ‣They are educated, with 98% literacy but... ‣ 40% of men leave villages for work ‣ Agriculture is 80% of the village economy
Current situation in Armenia? Fourth, major gaps in Women Equality exist * * all statistics according to the 2012 World Economic Forum “Global Gender Gap Report” ‣ Armenia ranked 92nd out of 135 ‣ 25th in educational attainment ‣ 76th in economic participation ‣ 114th in political empowerment Demonstrators taking part in a protest on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Current situation in Armenia? Fifth, the IT industry has become the economic growth engine ‣ 3776 Programmer Jobs ‣ The IT sector has become 20% of the economy ‣ Customized Software is $58.6 Million, 30% of IT sector value ‣ Over 50% of the Industry is own by Foreign Companies
How can LiveCode beneﬁt Armenia?
#1 Beneﬁt JOBS Will allow the creation of highly skilled and well paid jobs Avg Entry Level Monthly Salary Current: $250 LiveCode: $1000
#2 Beneﬁt One Language Can become productive after 16 weeks of training Traditional training is 40 weeks per language
#3 Beneﬁt Apps on All Devices Desktop Apps Phone Apps Tablet Apps Web
#4 Beneﬁt Business Apps Full database connectivity and the ability to customize solutions in 50% of the time.
#5 Beneﬁt Games & Animation Animation Video Graphics Visual Effects Paralax Sounds
#6 Beneﬁt Interactive eBooks Strong Demand for this growing sector in both education, business and consumer reading
How to succeed in Armenia?
1. Practical Training & Education 2. Link education directly to work 3. Create and Promote a Marketplace 4. Continuing Professional Education 5. Encourage Entrepreneurism
Introduces A new concept in Economic Development
The World’s First Outsourcing Development Center
Located in Armenia’s New Tech City Gyumri, Armenia
Goal: 175 Jobs $2,500,000 Economic Impact Single Largest Source of Income for the City of Gyumri
Improve Incomes 4 x Avg Wage Will add much need cash and disposable income to the city economy
Create Startups Entrepreneurship Will help change ex-Soviet mentality with regards to private business
Income = Equality Female Empowerment Provide 100% equal pay and allow for part-time & work @ home to keep women earning an income
Improve Exports 98% Exported Improve Exports, a LARGE Economic Issues for the economy of Armenia
Stop Brain Drian #1 Crisis in Armenia: Emigration Help solve critical issue of economic emigration and depopulation
Thank You Todd Fabacher CEO Digital Pomegranate
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