The first Development Marketplace for the African Diaspora in Europe (D-MADE) ended in Brussels last week, awarding close to a million dollars for sixteen investment projects in Africa. The winning projects will be implemented in 11 African countries, including Mali (4), Cote d'Ivoire (2) Benin (2) and one each for Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
As usual on Fridays, from Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith's lecture notes.
Gender Inequality and the Labor Market
The Bottom Billion: Why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it? By Paul Collier. Oxford University Press, 2007
Like every Friday, from Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith's lecture notes.
Economic growth and gender inequality
This issue addresses the question of how companies can operate profitably in emerging market economies, while enhancing the well-being of the poor by nurturing them as producers and consumers.
The whole issue is available on-line.
From Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith's lecture notes.
Empirical studies of gender inequalities and economic growth (and 3)
The Commission on Growth and Development, an independent group of twenty-one leading practitioners from government, business and the policymaking arenas, released recently its final report The Growth Report: Strategies for Sustained Growth and Inclusive Development,which looks at how developing countries can achi