(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.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]

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