Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa

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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 26 January 2022
  • ISBN : 9781529792829
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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High foreign aid dependence, poor human capital, rising high youth unemployment and poverty are just some of the reasons that Africa represents such a striking symbol of global inequality today. In this book, the author draws on his research and experience of working with key stakeholders to explore how Africa can take advantage of the knowledge economy and 4th Industrial Revolution opportunities to rebuild from the Covid-19 pandemic and empower its people and encourage entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa is a book the African political class, economic policy and development experts, the donor community, academic researchers and students of business and international development can rely on for a better understanding and solutions to Africa’s historical and contemporary socio-economic problems. Paschal Anosike is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the founding Director of Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa

Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa
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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2022-01-26
  • ISBN : 9781529792829
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2022-03-11
  • ISBN : 0367481170
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The book offers new critical insights into the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development in Africa. The extent to which CSR initiatives can contribute to sustainable development in Africa remains debatable. This book examines in a very clear structure how, when, and whether CSR initiatives are able to contribute to the realization of the sustainable development goals, peace, and environmental sustainability at the micro-levels of society. It also explores some macro-level issues such as the relationship between

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  • ISBN : 9781317194910
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • ISBN : 9783319410906
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  • ISBN : 9783030591021
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2022-03-31
  • ISBN : 9781000554557
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  • Publisher : Unknown
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  • Publisher : University Rochester Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9781580463928
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-07-27
  • ISBN : 9781315278636
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-01-05
  • ISBN : 9783319040516
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