After being selected as one of the strongest 100 Arab business woman for the second time:
Iman Mutlaq: paved the way in front of the graduates of Jordan to participate in the 8x8 initiative.
Sigma helps improving Liberia’s rice cultivation
Forbes magazine, specialized in economics and business, declared the new list of the most powerful 100 Arab lady for 2017. The Jordanian business woman, Iman Mutlaq, the founder of Sigma Investments, retained her position in the list and ranked 41. Mrs Iman affirmed her intention to continue to work in the economic and development projects in her country Jordan and serve the Arab African economy and cooperation.
Mrs Iman, said that the development initiative 8x8 has obtained all licenses and approvals. All dates, and details will be announced in the media soon, in order for fresh graduates especially women’s graduate to take advantage of the Initiative.
She added that this initiative is in the process of signing with the Vocational Training Corporation in Jordan. Benefiting from their capabilities in training women enrolled in the project on managing their businesses. 8x8 is an initiative launched by "Sigma Investments, with a view to support women graduates.
She added, the initiative 8x8 is an ambitious development project which includes many disciplines that studies done by "Sigma", reveals and shows the need of the Jordanian market to them. Choosing 8 alumni from each specialty and providing them with moral and material support, thus starting to establish projects according to the conditions that will be announced soon.
Iman Mutlaq , confirmed that the owners of the project, which will be chosen, will earn 50% net profits and the other 50% will be kept for the mother company and the initiative. . The initiative aims at launching 385 projects within the coming three years.
She explained: All projects will be included in a shareholding cooperation, and all trainees and entrepreneurs will have share of stock.
On the other hand, Iman Mutlaq, CEO of Sigma Investments, signed recently, an ambitious agreement with the Liberian vice president to help improve the environmental system and standard of living in Liberia. Due to the agreement, sigma will assist in the improving and developing cultivation of rice, in order to be sufficient to domestic market and export the surplus to neighboring countries. This will contribute to the development of the agricultural and industrial sectors and create employment opportunities for youth.
The agreement aims to improve regulatory frameworks for agricultural projects. This Agreement seeks to define the steps to be taken by the Liberian government and its partners in the public, private sectors and other international organizations, in order to achieve this vision.
The agricultural sector in Liberia, one of the largest economic sectors in the country and, therefore, the project will focus on the implementation of range of activities to improve agricultural crops and products in the country. Liberia is located in the far west of Africa on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.