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Agriculture in Africa’s Transformation: The Role of Smallholder Farmers

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 Hits:1431

Agriculture in Africa’s Transformation: The Role of Smallholder Farmers

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) recently had a very successful AERC Senior Policy Seminar (SPS, XVII) with the theme “Agriculture in Africa’s Transformation: Smallholder Farmers” in Maputo, Mozambique, on March 26-27, 2015. The conference which saw participation of nearly 100 senior policy makers from across the region was jointly...

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Senior African Policy Makers Reaffirm the Critical Role of Smallholder Agriculture in Africa’s Economic and Social Transformation

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 Hits:587

 At a Senior Policy Seminar held in Maputo, Mozambique on 26-27 March, 2015, and hosted by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in partnership the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) focusing on the theme, “Agriculture in Africa’s Transformation: The Role of Smallholder Farmers,” senior policy makers from around the...

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African Central Banks join the AERC Consortium

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 Hits:2229

African Central Banks join the AERC Consortium

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Governors’ Forum has passed a resolution to have its members join the Consortium. The resolution was agreed on at a meeting held in Livingstone, Zambia, on February 19-20, 2015. This was a follow-up on the Zanzibar meeting that took place in August 2014 with...

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AERC attains maximum five star Transparency award

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 Hits:1797

AERC attains maximum five star Transparency award

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has been conferred the supreme five (5) star rating by Transparify. Transparify is an initiative devoted to advocating for greater think tank transparency worldwide, including financial transparency. It rates the extent to which think tanks publicly disclose their sources of funding, the funding levels,...

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Building Policy-Knowledge Communities for Inclusive Development in Africa

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 Hits:763

Building Policy-Knowledge Communities for Inclusive Development in Africa

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) partnered with INCLUDE, to host a working conference on “Building Policy-Knowledge Communities for Inclusive Development in Africa.” The meeting took place on May 11-12, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya and attracted 80 participants who including policymakers and researchers.  INCLUDE, the Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development...

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China-Africa Economic Relations

China-Africa Relations

AERC aims to shed light on the existing and potential impacts of China and India on Sub Saharan Africa.

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Capital Flight from Africa

Capital flight is a major problem in Sub-Saharan Africa as it impacts negatively on capital scarce economies. 

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AERC Events

AERC Biannual Research Workshop

Arusha, Tanzania, May 31 - June 4, 2015

 

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) will host the next Biannual Research Workshop from Sunday, May 31 to June 4, 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania. AERC organizes two biannual research workshops in a year, one in June and the other in December. The biannual research workshop uses a unique framework combining learning-by-doing research, peer review, mentoring and networking ... Read More.

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Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, effects and Policy Issues

This edited collection provides the most comprehensive analysis of capital flight from Africa, covering economic and institutional aspects, as..

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Institutions and Service Delivery in Africa

Collected in this book are framework papers prepared for the collaborative research project on Institutions and Service  Delivery in Africa..

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The Macroeconomics of Africa’s Recent Growth

This volume is drawn from final research papers developed under the auspices and support of the Thematic Research Programme of the African ..

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