POLITICAL DUALISM IN GHANA under the Fourth Republic.

Most of Africa’s political systems are based on the traditional or indigenous form of governance, which evolved out of the history, tradition, and culture of the people; and on the European model of governance, which was imported with colonization.

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UPSCALING THE UPTAKE OF DOMESTIC BIOGAS TECHNOLOGY: LESSONS FROM ZIMBABWE.

Access to modern energy services still remains low in Africa. An estimated 500 million people on the continent have no access to grid electricity.

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MANAGING FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP : CASE STUDY OF NELLY NDAGUBA IN NIGERIA.

The role of women entrepreneurs in increasing equality and promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth cannot be overemphasized.

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REMOULDING AFRICA’S NATIONAL STATISTICAL SYSTEM TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT RESULTS: Lessons From South Africa, Nigeria and Uganda

The importance of statistical data in tracking development plans, evaluating public accountability and increasing transparency in policy making has gained recognition among stakeholders in Africa’s development.

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GENDER AND LAND BASED REFORMS IN ZIMBABWE.

Land reform programmes have been getting increasing attention on the global development agenda.

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GENDER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION DISSEMINATION SYSTEMS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS IN ZIMBABWE.

One of the major challenges facing Southern Africa, including Zimbabwe is climate variability. The country is predicted to become drier and drier and mean average temperatures are on the increase.

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MOBILE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR REDUCING MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN AFRICA: Lessons from Cameroon.

Malnutrition and infant mortality are major health problems in Africa. Giving birth or completing the first year of age for children is alarmingly risky

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TRANSFORMING SMALL SCALE COMMUNAL FARMERS THROUGH ADOPTING INNOVATION PLATFORMS: A case of Hwedza District, Zimbabwe.

Although agricultural research has existed for many decades, it has yet to generate the high potential and outcomes expected in terms of enhancing agricultural productivity amongst smallscale farmers and improving the quality of their agrarian lives.

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MOBILE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR REDUCING MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN AFRICA: Lessons from Cameroon.

Malnutrition and infant mortality are major health problems in Africa. Giving birth or completing the first year of age for children is alarmingly risky.

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DOMESTIC RESOURCE MOBILIZATION IN AFRICA: AN OVERVIEW OF THE USE OF ELECTRONIC FISCAL DEVICE IN VAT COLLECTION IN MALAWI.

The bulk of domestic revenues for Malawi come from tax revenue, which are divided into direct and indirect taxes.

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ADAPTING THE SDGs TO SIERRA LEONE’S NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING PROCESSES: LESSONS FOR OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were launched by the United Nations (UN) on 25th September 2015 to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that ended on the 31st of December 2015.

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FOSTERING PRIVATE INVESTMENTS AND VALUE ADDITION IN AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS: Lessons from the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund

There is an increasing call for reinforcement of private investments and local value addition along agricultural value chains as a solution to unleash the potential of African Agriculture.

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LESSONS FROM PAST PAN-AFRICAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC VISIONS OF DEVELOPMENT An analysis of Agenda 2063 implementation.

In Africa, various development visions have been propounded during the last fifty years by both Africans and externals.

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CASE STUDY 34:TAMING ROGUE POLICE FORCES IN PEACEFUL AND POST CONFLICT SITUATIONS: Lessons from Liberia

With guns and powers to arrest, detain and control movement of people, trucks and goods, police officers become easily prone to abuse of power…

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CASE STUDY 33: BREAKING BARRIERS: The story of Divine Ndhlukula

This case study traces Divine Ndhlukula’s history of triumph over circumstances.

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CASE STUDY 32: THE ‘BUILDING BRIDGES PROJECT’ UNITING DIVIDED COMMUNITIES THROUGH TRADITIONAL AUTHORITIES’ PEACE-BUILDING EFFORTS IN ZIMBABWE

Many African communities are divided by disagreement and competition over scarce resources and these conflicts and divisions generate political violence rather than negotiated settlements.

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CASE STUDY 31:CLIMATE CHANGE FINANCING AND PRIVATE SECTOR IN AFRICA

Climate finance is increasingly playing an important role in paving the way for low-carbon and climate-resilient investments, globally and in Africa.

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CASE STUDY 30:ACTIVE PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN THE OIL AND GAS ECONOMIES OF AFRICA: Lessons from Catherine Uju Ifejika, the continent’s most successful female oil tycoon

A lawyer by profession, Catherine Uju Ifejika previously worked in the oil and gas industry for 20 years with Texaco, which later merged with Chevron, rising from junior counsel to regional company secretary before retiring early to focus on building her company.

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CASE STUDY 29:ACHIEVING DEVELOPMENT RESULTS through Clear Communication in the East African Community

This case study explores how the East African Community (EAC) uses communication to engage stakeholders, including citizens, to manage integration – a central pillar of its development agenda

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BUILDING CORE LEADERSHIP SKILL SETS FOR AFRICA’S TRANSFORMATION THROUGH ITS UNIVERSITIES AND BUSINESS SCHOOLS: A focus on Kenya

In 21st century Africa, the paradigm of universities must shift from traditional teaching and learning to building communities, invigorating the economy, nurturing leadership, and developing skill sets. Education must play its key role in developing human capital. This paper, after a brief global overview of higher education and its input to economic development, focuses on African universities and business schoolsThis case study explores how the East African Community (EAC) uses communication to engage stakeholders, including citizens, to manage integration – a central pillar of its development agenda

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MOVING AFRICA’S PUBLIC SECTOR TO THE EFFICIENCY FRONTIER: Lessons from the private sector

The need to improve efficiency and service delivery in Africa’s national public sectors and to raise accountability has become more important in recent years given rising poverty numbers, growing insecurity, poor governance, widespread corruption—and a consensus recognizing that these improvements are needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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REGIONAL INTEGRATION FOR FOOD SECURITY

This case study presents the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP), a regional food security project championed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with World Bank support. The project’s development objective is to generate and disseminate improved technologies in the participating countries’ priority areas, as identified by the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD). Technologies include rice in Mali, cereals in Senegal, and roots and tubers in Ghana.

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EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE IN THE MANO RIVER UNION: Lessons for MfDR practitioners

This report generates lessons from the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Mano River Union (MRU) states of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, which have seen the worst devastation of this disease since it was first diagnosed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 1976. Among the key findings: The drastic reversal of the countries’ socioeconomic gains at the onset of the disease suggests that the three republics needed to improve governance and results, and that the international community should have provided more expedited attention and assistance

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