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Jobless Econonmic Growth.pdf.jpgJOBLESS ECONOMIC GROWTH: LESSONS FROM AFRICA
Book/Monograph, Created By African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) published in 1-Jan-2013 in English language
Following the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, economic growth has eluded many countries. Africa, on the other hand, is projected to host seven of the ten fastest growing economies in the period from 2011-2012. It has long been understood that high economic growth is a prerequisite for job creation, causing analysts to worry about the projected low global growth scenario and its implications for economies that have either high or stubborn levels of unemployment. However, long run comparisons across Africa have shown differential performance, with some countrie...
Occasional Paper 20 English.pdf.jpgTHE RETENTION OF HIGHLY SKILLED RETURNEES IN MOZAMBIQUE: An Institutional Approach
Book/Monograph, Created By African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) published in 1-Jan-2013 in English language
This research combines Institutional Rational Choice (IRC), the Institutional Analysis and Development (IAD) framework, Return Migration theories and International Development theories to understand how Mozambican highly skilled returnees (HSRs) interact with the institutional setting in the home country while pursuing their personal aspirations. Institutional setting in this context is defined as a multidimensional space of factors – institutions plus other contextual variables co-evolving as they interact with each other – in which HSRs try to mobilize resources over time towards thei...
ACR2013 English.pdf.jpgAfrica Capacity Indicators 2013: Capacity Development For Natural Resource Management
Book/Monograph, Created By African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) published in 1-Jan-2013 in English language
The 2013 Report is the third in a series, focuses on an issue of great importance to Africa: natural resource management. The Report is holistic, yet focused on what African countries need to do individually and collectively to achieve effective management and good governance of the continent's vast natural resource wealth. The discussion covers both renewable and non-renewable endowments,with specific focusonforests, land, water, solid minerals,andpetroleum resources.The Report offers analysis of the critical perspectives and contemporary academic and policy debates on the nat...
Women in Agriculture.pdf.jpgWomen in Agriculture: An Assessment of the Current State of Affairs in Africa
Book/Monograph, Created By African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) published in 1-Jan-2013 in English language
Agriculture continues to loom large in the development possibilities in Africa. It is therefore not surprising that global, continental, regional, and national governments have all embarked upon policy and institutional initiatives to address problems in agriculture so as to ensure that the sector makes its relevant contribution to the African development agenda. However, agriculture, like any economic activity, requires relevant resources and rewards for optimum performance. The availability of resources, particularly, human resources, is only a necessary condition to the development&#...