My 10 years in Oman
Caterina Carannante is an Italian journalist and a corporate affairs consultant, who moved to Oman 10 years ago and started her entrepreneurial adventure setting up a local company, Tricolore International LLC, for the promotion of Made in Italy. You can contact her at email@example.com
Take six random people from around the world, from the US to Thailand. Ask them to pack their bags and be ready to jump on a flight without knowing when, to where and with whom. Just before boarding, reveal the destination: Sultanate of Oman. Let the adventure start.
If there ever was a global enemy to tackle, it is plastics, and particularly the single-use plastic bags, against which a united front is created. Almost every day a new country joins the list of states that have already adopted restrictive measures for their use, making hard to keep count.
Happy belated 73rd Italian National Day! The birth of the Italian Republic, which was established through the institutional referendum held in 1946 following World War II, is celebrated every year on June 2.
Each day in Oman every person produces 1.19kg of solid waste, according to the last World Bank’s report ‘What a Waste 2.0’ published in December 2018. It means that each person, rounding up, about half a tonne of garbage every year.
“Oman? Do you mind if I see where it is on a map?” That was me, my first words after my former director told me that I would soon travel to the sultanate.