Invest in Education - Making a Profit Whilst Making a Difference
Education is a fundamental right for everyone and key to the future of any country. Education has its price everywhere—but the only thing more expensive than investing in education is not investing in education. Inadequate education produces high costs for society in terms of public spending, crime, health, and poor economic growth. No country can afford to leave too many of its children behind and not to help them achieve the competencies needed for a self-fulfilled life and economic independence. There ...
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Invest in Health
Seychelles is currently at an important crossroads whereby there is a large shift from communicable disease to non-communicable disease. Seychelles has the highest standard of living in Africa and as of 2015, graduated to the World Bank’s status as a high income country. Unfortunately the increase in living standards has brought with it the so called “lifestyle diseases” or “disease of the affluent” which are now plaguing the nation and putting extreme strain on the country’s limited resources. ...
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Invest in Seychelles, Invest in Fisheries
The fisheries sector has always be one of the main pillars of our economy. Compared to the tourism sector which has the unfortunate nature of being seasonal, that of fisheries is less so. This thus shows the importance of investment within fisheries industry. Investing within the fisheries sector also ties in with the country’s sustainable development goals in terms of food security. Currently the fisheries sector contributes only 6% towards the Seychelles annual GDP. With nearly 1.4 million square kilometers and fish ...
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Thoughts of the Seychelles generally invoke visions of that perfect instagram moment, perpetual summer, sun, sea and sand. 2017 saw more than 350,000 tourists make their way to our small island state. However statistics shows that for the same period, the average spending per tourist had decreased compared to previous years. The trick now is how to get the tourist to spend more. For decades, the beauty of Seychelles has been the driving force behind what attracts tourists to our shores. However, the ...
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Investing in Technology
If you're an aspiring tech entrepreneur, you've experienced something like this: You're at the office going about your boring morning routine, when--Bang! --inspiration hits. A multi-million rupee idea (cue overhead light bulb). You quickly scribble your idea on a random piece of paper. After all, if you don't write it down, the idea could fade away. And you can't let that happen. This multi-million rupee tech idea will change your industry, will change Seychelles. Maybe, even the world. ...
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A delegation headed by Minister Wallace Cosgrow, the Minister for Investment, Industry and Entrepreneurial Development , along with the Seychelles Investment Board is attending the 8th Edition of the Annual Investment Meeting(AIM 2018) to be held in Dubai from 9th – 11th April 2018. This year will be the second time Seychelles participates at this event boasting its own stand manned by a team from the Seychelles Investment Board, with the aim of exhibiting the country’s investment opportuniti ...
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- IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Seychelles
- CEO of SIB talks about Opportunities for Investors at the Financial Leasing Forum
- Consultation on Draft Environmental and Social Management Framework and Process Framework (SWIOFish3 Project)
- Press Release from the State House regarding investment
- CEO of Seychelles Investment Board Meets With Press
- Seychelles Commercial Bank share sale - NOW ON!
- Seychelles signs Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Kenya
- Abu Dhabi Blue Economy Declaration provides sustainable development roadmap