The future of Sudan after lifting the US sanctions

22nd October 2017

Saturday 28th October 2017 (14:00-17:00) University Square Stratford – London, United Kingdom Early this month (6 October 2017), the US government has lifted parts the sanctions against Sudan towards normalizing relations which was promoted by Sudan’s efforts to end conflicts within the country, allowing good access for humanitarian purposes as well as good cooperation with the [more details]

(pp.35-43) F. Turyashemererwa, H. Bekele, J. Bataringaya and W. Alemu ‘Capacity building in the management of severe acute malnutrition: experience from Uganda’, IJFNPH, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2017

12th July 2017

Florence M. Turyashemererwa* World Health Organisation Country Office for Uganda, Prince Charles Drive, Kampala Email: flo.kinyata@gmail.com Hana Bekele World Health Organisation Country Office for Zimbabwe, Harare Email: bekeleh@who.int Juliet Bataringaya World Health Organisation Country Office for Uganda, Prince Charles Drive, Kampala Email: bataringayaj@who.int Wondimagegnehu Alemu 1163 Hidden Spirit Trl. Lawrenceville, GA, 30045 ABSTRACT Purpose: To share experiences on the [more details]

SUDAN AT A CROSSROADS: Towards a Vision for the Future & Youth Empowerment

4th December 2016

13:30-13:45    Arrival 13:45-15:15     Session One 15:15-15:30     Break 15:30-16:20    Session Two Target audience Academic, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Sudan Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Sudan Knowledge (SK) Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) The Sudanese diasporic community is relatively large and has [more details]

Future of Higher Education in the Arab Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Economy

12th January 2015

Thursday, 02 November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Target audience Academic, research, higher education officials, policy makers, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries The workshop [more details]

(pp.217-266) A. Geda ‘Capacity building in fragile & post-conflict states in Africa’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, Nos. 2/3/4, 2011

23rd September 2011

Alemayehu Geda, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Abstract: Capacity building in fragile and post-conflict situations is especially challenging for policymakers in that it represents a situation that needs to be carefully managed. Understanding the dynamic link between capacity building and conflict requires understanding the nature and determinants of conflicts, their duration, intensity and the modalities for [more details]

(pp.101-110) A. Ahmed and K. T. Hanson ‘The critical role of capacity building in achieving sustainable development in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK Kobena T. Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation, Zimbabwe Abstract: Today, more so than ever before, the African Continent is confronted with many challenges on its path to sustained growth and development. There is no denying the fact that Africa needs to substantially improve growth performance if it is to [more details]

(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.241-249) S. Lwakabamba ‘Initiative to build capacity in research and postgraduate training’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Silas Lwakabamba, National University of Rwanda, Rwanda Abstract: African leaders recognise that development of the continent depends on higher education and research. To that effect, the Africa Union (AU) and New Economic Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) have recommended that 1% of GDP by each African state should be spent on Research and Experimental Development [more details]

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