Afrique

20 septembre 2017

Management and industrialisation in Africa

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"The manufacturing sector has traditionally been seen as an engine for development due to its high propensity for productivity gains. Worryingly, recent evidence suggests that this has not been the case in Africa. More...

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Electricity for all in Africa: Possible?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Twenty-five of the 54 countries in Africa, including Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Senegal, deal with frequent power crises characterised by outages, irregular supply and surging electricity costs. These are symptoms of insufficient generation capacity and a lack of infrastructure. More...

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Strengthening Regional Agricultural Integration in West Africa

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Soaring and volatile international food prices since 2007-08 have forced West African governments and their development partners to translate their long-standing rhetoric about support for West African agriculture into concrete programmes. More...

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Infrastructure, jobs, good governance: Bringing Africans’ priorities to the G20 table

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Beyond the limelight and the headlines, the recent Group of 20 (G20) summit accomplished an important piece of business by launching the Compact with Africa. The next step is crucial: negotiating the priorities that the compact will address. More...

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Green Industrialisation and Entrepreneurship in Africa

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"Policy makers across Africa have embraced industrialisation and economic transformation as keys to accelerate inclusive growth. They also increasingly see the need for economic transformation to deliver green growth – growth that does not endanger Africa’s natural environment in ways that reduce the welfare of present and future generations. More...

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Commission considers 200 private university applications

The National Universities Commission in Nigeria said it is currently processing over 200 applications for new private universities in the country, reports Premium Times. More...

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Relief as universities cut fees in new academic year

Prospective applicants for higher learning studies in the 2017-18 academic year have something to smile about as some private institutions in Tanzania are slashing tuition fees in efforts to attract students, reports The Citizen. More...

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Private HEIs to reopen, defying government order

Tired of waiting for the end of the so-called ‘anglophone crisis’ which has paralysed schools, universities and law courts in two English-speaking provinces, heads of private higher education institutions, or HEIs, are planning to reopen in October in spite of a government order postponing the start of the new academic year. More...

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A new model for African partnerships launched

By Munyaradzi Makoni. Inspired by the need for a new approach to African partnerships, Michigan State University’s Alliance for African Partnership was launched in Tanzania recently. More...

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Private higher education – An atypical case

By Wondwosen Tamrat and Daniel Levy. As enrolment in private sector higher education increases in Ethiopia, policy choices about how supportively or restrictively to handle private higher education will assume increasing importance. More...

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