Social Sciences and Innovation

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  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • ISBN : 9264192832
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Social and Technological Innovation in Africa

Social and Technological Innovation in Africa
  • Author : Solomon Nwaka
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 16 July 2021
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This book examines the landscape of sustained investment in research and innovation in Africa, which are critical for development. This cutting-edge analysis is based on empirical evidence and the author’s experience in managing health and related innovations on the continent and globally. It concludes, for the first time, that African innovation is largely driven by the principles of Social, rather than Technological innovation. The significance of this finding and the need to optimize, scale and sustain this dominant innovation

Disruptive Technologies Innovation and Development in Africa

Disruptive Technologies  Innovation and Development in Africa
  • Author : Peter Arthur,Kobena T. Hanson,Korbla P. Puplampu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 29 May 2020
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This book examines how disruptive technologies and innovation underpin the attainment of a broader development agenda in Africa. Contributors show how distinctive forms of technological innovation can impact critical development processes. For example, disruptive technologies can deepen the ongoing democratic and governance waves in Africa, specifically in the area of contested elections. Similarly, innovations in agriculture, the environment and energy promote changes in value chain agriculture, and the use of sensors to manage e-waste and sustainable energy conservation are also

What Do Science Technology and Innovation Mean from Africa

What Do Science  Technology  and Innovation Mean from Africa
  • Author : Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 16 June 2017
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Explorations of science, technology, and innovation in Africa not as the product of “technology transfer” from elsewhere but as the working of African knowledge. In the STI literature, Africa has often been regarded as a recipient of science, technology, and innovation rather than a maker of them. In this book, scholars from a range of disciplines show that STI in Africa is not merely the product of “technology transfer” from elsewhere but the working of African knowledge. Their contributions focus

Africa Toward 2030

Africa Toward 2030
  • Author : E. Lundsgaarde
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 November 2011
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Combining studies of demography, climate change, technology and innovation, political development, new actors in international development, and global governance frameworks, this book highlights the major underlying determinants of change in the African context and key uncertainties about the continent's future development prospects.

Integral Community Enterprise in Africa

Integral Community Enterprise in Africa
  • Author : Anselm Adodo
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 27 March 2017
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At a time of global economic crisis and disillusionment with capitalism, Adodo offers refreshing and positive insight into a more integral way of business management, enterprise and community development as well as holistic healing in Africa. For over three decades, Africa was the recipient of billions of dollars in aid funds that were meant to catapult the continent from undeveloped to developed status. Yet the more the aid poured in, the poorer African countries became. The devastating effect of western

Underdevelopment Development and the Future of Africa

Underdevelopment  Development and the Future of Africa
  • Author : Mawere, Munyaradzi
  • Publisher : Langaa RPCIG
  • Release : 10 February 2017
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In view of the resilience of Africa’s underdevelopment, what do Africans make of their determined aspirations for development? The continent of Africa has constantly drawn global attention, most especially for both human and natural evils. Underdevelopment, it appears, is one of the most eminent threatening evils. It has plunged and promises to maintain the majority of Africa in abject poverty, insecurity, and vulnerability. What perpetuates the ghost and gory of underdevelopment in Africa, despite a proliferation of development rhetoric

Science Technology and Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth in Africa

Science  Technology and Innovation Policies for Inclusive Growth in Africa
  • Author : Reuben A. Alabi,Achim Gutowski,Nazar Mohamed Hassan,Tobias Knedlik,Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour,Karl Wohlmuth
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release : 13 August 2022
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The volume analyses how to make Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policies relevant for inclusive growth strategies in Africa.The base for a transformative STI policy is to link the STI policies to Africa's economic transformation policies. In a first part the general issues of introducing effective STI policies are presented. In a second part country case studies highlight the new approach. Cases such as Sudan and Nigeria are analysed, as these two countries have a long history of STI

Unlocking Africa s Sustainable Development

Unlocking Africa   s Sustainable Development
  • Author : Patrick Ssempeera
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 14 January 2022
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With the world increasingly anxious about the sustainability of life as we know it on Earth, it’s a great time to consider how to unlock sustainable development. Patrick Ssempeera shares a collection of ideas focused on Africa, which is less industrialized than much of the world but quickly catching up. He tackles a variety of topics in eight chapters that encompass attitude, spirituality, shaping people into nurturing adults, government policy, promoting renewability, and fostering healthy and intimate integrations. Get

Social Sciences and Innovation

Social Sciences and Innovation
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 05 June 2001
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These workshop proceedings examine the contribution of the social sciences to improving our understanding of social and technological innovation processes, to overcoming barriers to innovation, and how innovation can improve social science.

Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa

Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa
  • Author : Amoah, Lloyd G. Adu
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 March 2014
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In a world that is essentially digitizing, some have argued that the idea of the knowledge society holds the greatest promise for Africa’s rapid socio-economic transformation. Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa aims to catalyze thinking and provide relevant information on the complex ways in which the information age is shaping Africa and the implications that this will have for the continent and the world. This premier reference volume will provide policy analysts,

Entrepreneurial Rise in the Middle East and North Africa

Entrepreneurial Rise in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Author : Stavros Sindakis,Sakshi Aggarwal
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 02 March 2022
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Entrepreneurial Rise in the Middle East and North Africa: The Influence of Quadruple Helix on Technological Innovation explores the relationships and inter-dependencies between innovation, political regimes, and economic and social development throughout the Middle East and North Africa region.

An Emerging Africa in the Age of Globalisation

An Emerging Africa in the Age of Globalisation
  • Author : Robert Mudida
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 July 2021
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Since the turn of the century, Africa has been emerging economically, politically and socially and striving to assert itself on the global stage. This book provides an interdisciplinary view of Africa’s struggle to find its unique voice and contribute to the dialogue of international affairs. Highlighting both challenges and opportunities, the book explores the multi-faceted economic, political and social debates that surround Africa’s emergence in a complex, increasingly globalised world. The author provides holistic, complementary and policy-oriented advice

Africa at a Crossroads

Africa at a Crossroads
  • Author : Simelane, Thokozani
  • Publisher : Africa Institute of South Africa
  • Release : 22 June 2018
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This book is a compilation of selected papers presented during the 8th Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) Young Graduates and Scholars (AYGS) Conference held at the University of Johannesburg in the year 2014. The three-day conference dubbed, Africa at a Crossroads: Future prospects for Africa after 50 years of the Organisation of African Unity/African Union, voiced young graduates and scholars’ views on Africa’s future and developmental breakthroughs, as well as its challenges and opportunities. While the annual conference is

Setting of New Social Science Research Agendas for Africa in the 21st Century

Setting of New Social Science Research Agendas for Africa in the 21st Century
  • Author : Lily Mafela,Herman Musahara
  • Publisher : African Books Collective
  • Release : 13 August 2022
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New social science research agendas for Africa in the 21st century / Lily Mafela and Herman Musahara --Africa's poverty eclipse : will the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) dissipate it? / Jephias Matunhu --Attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs) into Africa : a discussion of rationales, approaches, results and impacts in Tanzanian context / Honest Prosper Ngowi --Africa and globalization : the case of economic partnership agreements (EPAs) between EU and Africa / Donald Chimanikire --The impact of China on the economies of sub-Saharan Africa : opportunites, challenges