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Dr. Taranza Ganziro  

Independent Scholar; International Business and Economics Doctorate Holder; Researcher; Author

Independent Scholar. International Business and Economics Doctorate Holder from Lubin School of Business at Pace University, Manhattan, New York City. Area of Research: African Markets and the Paradox of the U.S. Dollar as a Global Reserve Currency.

Co-author with Dr. Robert Vambery – Professor of Marketing and International Business at Pace University, NY – of The Exorbitant Burden: The Impact of the U.S. Dollar’s Reserve and Global Currency Status on the U.S. Twin-Deficits – Published by Emerald Group Publishing –UK – December 2015.

Expert in structuring, starting up and managing businesses. Currently, he is the Founder and President of African Markets Institute. Co-Founder of Printer Set, Ltd – a printing and publishing company – back in 1984. Increased its net worth from scratch to more than 5 million US dollars and built a 5-storey building for its headquarters within this short period.

Co-founded Transcontinental, SA in 1985 – a major International Clearing and Forwarding Company with offices in Düsseldorf, Antwerp, Dar-es-Salaam, Mombasa Nairobi, Kampala and Kigali. Transcontinental became a national competitor in Air and Land transportation in East Africa and the Great Lakes Region.

Structured the project of Bank of Finance and Commerce in Rwanda in 1986. Successfully negotiated Citigroup as the Lead-Correspondent Bank for the project and Citigroup accepted to send three of its retirees to help jumpstart the Bank. Syndicated One million US dollars for its startup. For political reasons, the banking license was denied by the National Bank of Rwanda.

One of pioneers of the Association des Parents pour l’ Education – a Rural Private Secondary School in Rwanda: structured and secured the initial funding from the US Embassy in Rwanda back in 1986. It is one of the major boarding schools in the country and highly ranked in Agriculture Science.

Taught the Principles of Financial Accounting at Virginia International University in Fairfax, Virginia.Good network internationally and traveled extensively in Europe, India and Africa. He speaks fluently English and French and 3 African Languages.

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US Dollar Reserve and Global Currency Status, US Global Geopolitics, African Markets (Business and Investment Opportunities).

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