EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Hume, Sir Hubert Nutcombe
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Three reasons why the speaker chose the topic he did. One set of statistics to show the fantastic comparison between someone living in an underdeveloped country and someone from a developed, Western country. The need to invest from the humanitarian viewpoint. The "defence angle" of investment. A detailed discussion of investment from the humanitarian point of view. The Colonial Development Corporation: a brief history and review of purpose. Projects of the Colonial Development Corporation. Problems with finding the right people. Some mistakes made. The difficulties of recruiting and managing. Why C.D.C. is successful. Finding the money to fund enterprises of the C.D.C. and like organizations and activities.