On social change in Sub-Saharan Africa

a guide to the study of the process of social transformation by Ansa Asamoa

Publisher: Published for Charities Aid Foundation by Woeli Publishing Services in Accra, Ghana

Written in English
Published: Pages: 179 Downloads: 500
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Subjects:

  • Social change -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social policy,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Economic policy

Edition Notes

StatementAnsa K. Asamoa
ContributionsCharities Aid Foundation, Ford Foundation
The Physical Object
Pagination179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15355930M
ISBN 109964978782
OCLC/WorldCa50093515

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Data from the International Labour Office’s /15 World Social Protection Report estimates that currently only % of older people in sub-Saharan Africa receive an old age pension. Although this number is higher in North Africa at %, it is still considerably lower than much of the developed world (90% in North America and Europe). Using case studies from 8 countries (Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe), the book focuses on how evidence from evaluations was used to catalyze policy and programme change in the social protection arena. The lessons – each accompanied by real experiences across multiple contexts – include.   Impact Investing To Augment Tech’s Transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa, Impact Investors Should Focus on the Startup Ecosystem. Three recommendations on how impact investors can foster more sustainable changes in Sub-Saharan Africa and its tech sectors by focusing less on “sexy” individual startups and more on universities, hubs, and research and development institutions. Sustaining the Future: Economic, Social, and Environmental Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. by George Benneh, William B. Morgan, and Juha I. Uitto (illustrated HTML at UNU Press) Filed under: Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Population. Demographic Change in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. by Karen A. Foote, Kenneth H. Hill, and Linda G. Martin (page images at NAP).

  Not only does Africa remain largely absent from social science research using social movement perspective [but] social movement theory largely focuses on social movements in Europe, North and South America and tends to neglect the African continent, with the exception of South Africa.   Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability book. and the reality and challenge of plural legal systems in much of Sub-Saharan Africa. The book comprises 16 chapters, 12 of them case studies recounting experiences in the forest, wildlife, fisheries, conservation, mining and water sectors of diverse countries: Madagascar Cited by:   Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is often regarded as the world's fastest urbanizing region. Urban areas currently contain million people, and will double over the next 25 years. The global share of African urban residents is projected to grow from percent in to percent by About the Book. Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa comprehensively explores the challenges and potential solutions to key conservation issues in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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[Ansa Asamoa; Charities Aid Foundation.; Ford Foundation.]. It focuses on the trends in and conditions for reaching sustainable environmental and resource management development for Sub-Saharan African region in the medium-term future.

In the first part it analyses the driving forces of environmental change in the region, including persistent poverty, population growth, urbanization, industrialization, and energy production and consumption.

Her book explores the complex way African economy and society are tied to issues of land and labour, offering a comparative study of agrarian change in four rural economies in sub-Saharan Africa.

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C. Glin, Andrew Small, and Jen Spies evaluate equity, development, and innovation in sub-Saharan Africa, with Michelle D. Gavin moderating, as part. about these changes, on the other, in a comprehensive manner. By focusing on key issues in African development during the post-colonial era, the course will introduce you to the theoretical and practical aspects of development and social change in sub-Saharan Africa.

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This book will be immensely helpful for undergraduate and graduate-level instruction as well as researchers in the field, and it demonstrates that while religious change remains arguably the most profound and far-reaching influence on social change in Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia, it is perhaps the least empirically researched and.

Recovering and accelerating economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is widely recognized. However, less is known about improvements in welfare and poverty reduction. Despite high reported growth rates, grassroots poverty remains little changed, contrasting with a number of optimistic (and disputed) assessments published based on internationally available : Channing Arndt.

and Impact Evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa advances the regional discourse on social protection. It documents the evidence base on cash transfers in the region and reflects on the development of social protection policies in eight countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

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