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Les Echos et Audit de la france

Posted by francophoneaffairs on April 5, 2012

Audit de la France was the topic of a supplement that featured this weeK in Les Echos. This supplement covers the structure of the external trade of france, a ranking of the 26 regions, the business turnover of the companies in the CAC 40 index and 10 reasons to believe in the future of France

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Farms within…

Posted by francophoneaffairs on October 21, 2011

Check out this link http://www.balade-du-gout.fr if you like agriculture and you want to see poultry, fishing and dairy farms within the greater paris region.

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Tv programme

Posted by francophoneaffairs on September 9, 2011

If you like martime geography. Watch this programme on http://www.thalassa.france3.fr for the next four or five weeks.

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Foreign missionaries in France

Posted by francophoneaffairs on July 16, 2011

Long ago, the nouvel obs carried a penetrating story of the work of foreign missionaries in France but the recent feature on the same subject in Direct Matin captioned “Missionnaires africains chez les indigènes limousins” was really something worth reading. Because it spotlighted the work of one of the 1 4572 foreign priests in the France and contrary to what we have been told about the decline of religious practices. In this piece, the reader will observe that the inhabitants of limousin regularly ask the priest to bless their public fountains?

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The greater paris belt

Posted by francophoneaffairs on July 1, 2011

Agricultural production in the greater paris area
A glimpse of the agricultural sector was just about five or ten minutes from the capital 50 years ago. But today, you need to take the train for about 25 minutes to have an idea of the agricultural production within the greater paris belt and if you can’t do that you should visit the next edition of http://www.saveursparisidf.com

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President Goodluck of Nigeria

Posted by francophoneaffairs on May 29, 2011

The disruption air services by ash cloud were some of the reasons cited for the cancellation of the visit of president goodluck of nigeria to france this week.

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Tourism

Posted by francophoneaffairs on March 29, 2011

This link is of interest to policy makers in the travel business. http://www.lemondapris.com

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North Africa

Posted by francophoneaffairs on February 20, 2011

The political crisis in north africa

I wonder aloud when I hear the word about the revolution in north africa and I feel that the word revolution is not appropriate to describe the political situation. For me, the events of the last three months in Tunisia were similar to the crisis that brought back general de gaulle to power in 1958. Because for the moments there are no bold and audacious reforms comparable to the bill of rights 1688 or some of the acts of the french revolution.
As for morocco, we have to watch the situation for another six months to find out, whether the consequences of the demonstrations will be equal to the power struggle between the parliament and the monarchy in britain that culminated in the act of 1215 or magna carta.

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The future of the euro

Posted by francophoneaffairs on December 15, 2010

There is a big debate now on the disappearance of the single currency.
But I believe the single currency will never disappear. The interviews of the
president of the EU commission in the FT
and on europe1 are vivid illustrations of
why the euro will not disappear.

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Festival des chanteurs…

Posted by francophoneaffairs on November 1, 2010

I was at the wine festival of montmartre last month and I was given this flyer on the forthcoming festival des chanteurs de rue.
http://www.quintin.fr

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