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Enterprise in Africa : between poverty and growth

Author: Simon A McGrath; Kenneth King
Publisher: London : Intermediate Technology, 1999.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon A McGrath; Kenneth King
ISBN: 1853394785 9781853394782
OCLC Number: 41465602
Description: ix, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / George Foulkes --
Preface --
Authors' biographies --
Introduction. Enterprise in Africa: new contexts; renewed challenges / Simon McGrath and Kenneth King --
pt. 1. Micro-enterprises, macro-perspectives. 1. Have Africa's economies turned the corner? / Tony Killick ; 2. Developmental states and small enterprises / Thandika Mkandawire ; 3. Gender, property rights and trade: constraints to Africa growth / Susan Joekes --
pt. 2. Small and micro-enterprises and the development agenda. 4. MSEs tackle both poverty and growth (but in differing proportions) / Donald C. Mead ; 5. Micro-in West Africa / Jacques Charmes ; 6. Small enterprise development in post-apartheid South Africa / Christian M. Rogerson ; 7. Inherent gender inequities in small and micro-enterprise development in rural Africa ; 8. Enterprise development in Africa: strategies for impact and growth / George Manu --
pt. 3. Collaboration between enterprises. 9. Do SMEs network for growth? / Abigail Barr ; 10. Enterprise clusters in Africa: linkages for growth and development / Dorothy McCormick ; 11. Trading agents and other producer services in African industrialization and globalization / Poul Ove Pedersen ; 12. MSE associations and enterprise promotion in Africa / Hans Christiaan Haan --
pt. 4. Learning to grow: SMEs, skills and technology. 13. Technology, NGOs and small enterprise: securing livelihoods through technical change / Andy Jeans ; 14. Competences and other factors affecting the small enterprise sector in Ibadan, Nigeria / Susanna Adam ; 15. Reshaping vocational training: hopeful signs for a Ghanaian experience / Lawrence A. Honny ; 16. The role and potential of technical and vocational education in formal education systems in Africa / Bonaventure Wanjala Kerre ; 17. Learning to grow? The importance of education and training for small and micro-enterprise development / Simon McGrath and Kenneth King --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth King and Simon McGrath.
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