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Potato Producers Promise Presidential Palace Protest

Potato farmers in Cyprus are set to protest at the presidential palace, demanding increased government support to manage rising production costs. After unsuccessful talks with the agriculture ministry, they have given a threeweek ultimatum for a meeting, with grain and crop growers expected to join in solidarity.

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Cyprus’ Path to a Knowledge-Based Tech Economy

Cyprus is urged to take key steps in developing a knowledgebased tech economy, including establishing a business culture promoting innovation, implementing a supportive legal framework, investing in education, encouraging digital transformation, creating a venture capital fund, and focusing on developing local talent while attracting international expertise. The island’s potential as a tech hub and its unique position to become a regional center for innovation were emphasized by experts at the Economist Conference, who also announced the initiation of Cyprus’s first publiclysupported venture capital fund.

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