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Scaling Up the Purchase for Progress (P4P) Model of Pro-Smallholder Market Development in Africa

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 Hits:39

Scaling Up the Purchase for Progress (P4P) Model of Pro-Smallholder Market Development in Africa Many of Africa’s food and agricultural value chains are characterized by large numbers of spatially dispersed smallholders lacking on-farm storage capacity, trading in small quantities of bulky and relatively low value products, in spatially thin input markets...

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Senior Policy Seminar on Industrialization in Africa

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 Hits:205

Senior Policy Seminar on Industrialization in Africa

The African Economic Research Consortium’s (AERC) Senior Policy Seminar XIX (SPS) on the theme “Industrialization in Africa” that was held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on March 13-14, 2017was a great success. The conference, which was officially opened by Jean-Claude Brou, Minister for Industrialization and Mines, Cote d’Ivoire was a timely...

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AERC among Top Development Think Tanks Internationally in the 2016 Global Index

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 Hits:562

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has again emerged among the very top International Development Think Tanks in the 2016 Global Index. It is listed first in this category in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and placed at position 26 globally.AERC is also separately listed among the top in other categories, including Top...

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Policy seminars discuss Service Delivery Indicators for improved outcomes in health and education

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 Hits:1736

Policy seminars discuss Service Delivery Indicators for improved outcomes in health and education

A two-day policy seminar was held in Nairobi to deliberate the Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) project, part of a large-scale research project conducted by AERC in partnership with the World Bank. Dubbed the Institutions and Service Delivery project, it started in the mid-2000s and later incorporated the William and Flora Hewlett...

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Inclusive Finance for Low Income Countries

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 Hits:1377

Inclusive finance is intended to enhance access to, and availability of financial services to the broadest segments of society at affordable terms. The segments are broad enough to include the youth, women, small farmers, small firms, small entrepreneurs, rural areas, etc. The available evidence is that finance and financial 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 /WFP P4P Advocacy Event Nairobi, Kenya, April 10-11, 2017  Read more

AERC Biannual Research Workshop Johannesburg, South Africa, June 4 - 8, 2017  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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