(pp.137-152) F. A. Léautier ‘The future of Africa is now! The critical role of capacity development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Frannie A. Léautier, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Zimbabwe Abstract: African countries experienced severe macroeconomic shocks in the 1980s, which put them on a reform path that has generated resilience visible in their ability to recover and even grow from the fiscal and economic crises of 2008-2009. Critical to the success of the reforms was [more details]

(pp.153-194) W. P. Ofosu-Amaah ‘The African capacity building foundation: rising to the challenge of capacity through a unique and innovative framework’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

W. Paatii Ofosu-Amaah, African Development Bank, Tunis Abstract: The birth of the African Capacity Building Foundation on February 9, 1991, was the culmination of intense efforts and groundbreaking commitment to capacity building in Africa by Africa Governors of the World Bank, the Bank itself and the cofounding Institutions – the African Development Bank and the [more details]

(pp.273-291) K. V. Mofuoa ‘Reflections on Botho as a resource for a just and sustainable economy towards Africa’s development path in modern history’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2010

20th May 2011

Khali Victor Mofuoa, Vodacom Group Limited, South Africa Abstract: Goulet (1996) declared that a new paradigm of development is clearly in gestation. Such paradigm centers on human development as an end, with economic development as the means (UNDP, 1994). In fact, the Millennium Declaration and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), identify human development as a [more details]

(pp.221-241) J. L. Hamel ‘Subverting, disenchanting and rationalizing STI systems for revealing modernity in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010

1st October 2010

Jacques L. Hamel, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia Abstract: The paper provides a speculative reflection on the power of modern science, technology and innovation systems (STI) for revealing some distinctive style of modernity in Africa. The modernization of these systems, as the backbones of any mode of modernity, also requires the modernization of [more details]

(pp.243-252) J. Adams ‘Energy investments and sustainable development in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010

1st October 2010

John Adams, Edinburgh Napier University, UK Abstract: There is no lack of energy sources in Africa – especially fossil fuels – however many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to be plagued by energy shortages. This can seriously impede productivity particularly in SME’s and add to energy costs through the need for investment in own generating [more details]

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