posted by: lednateam13.06.2013
posted by: lednateam23.05.2013
There has been much talk on Africa’s renaissance especially by the World Bank and the African Development Bank. This renaissance is occurring in Africa while countries especially in Europe are still grappling with the effects of the global economic crises.
posted by: Serge_Zelezeck25.04.2013
I recently stumbled on an interesting article entitled “Tanzania has achieved excellence in Local Economic Development” and it got me thinking.
posted by: lednateam17.04.2013
In recent years, many African countries have experienced a growth revival, but this has not necessarily generated decent jobs. Unemployment remained high among youth and the adult African population. Little attention has been paid to the role of informal sector in fostering growth and creating jobs.
posted by: Adrienne01.04.2013
Joint Action Development Forum (JADF) Rwanda:The perfect platform from which to pioneer a LED project?
Joint Action Development Forum (JADF) Rwanda:
The perfect platform from which to pioneer a LED project?
posted by: Adrienne05.03.2013
Acknowledge the Past whilst Focussing on the Future in Rwanda: Capitalising on Culture & Cultural Heritage
“Cities that are the most successful at attracting investments and businesses…are those that harness all of their resources, including their heritage. Heritage anchors people to their roots, builds self-esteem, and restores dignity. Identity matters to all vibrant cities and all people.” (World Bank)
posted by: Adrienne15.02.2013
Ambition is almost audible in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. Construction is rife. Shinier, taller buildings are duly sprouting up – as called for by the city’s Master Plan – and already notably wide roads are widening; presumably to accommodate the proliferation of 4x4s and not just because many Kigali drivers like to monopolise two lanes whilst driving.
posted by: fionamati11.02.2013
A review of the City Hall policies that affect business and their impact in promoting an enabling business environment.
posted by: lednateam05.02.2013
Since early 2011, revolutionary protests that swept the Arab world greatly influenced how local economic development (LED) and job creation are being viewed in the rest of Africa in general and in South Africa in particular.
posted by: fionamati22.12.2012
Mavoko Municipality which borders Nairobi has been successful in attracting new industries; in some cases to the detriment of Nairobi. This post discusses the incentives offered by Mavoko Municipality as well as the unintended effects such as corrupt land brokering deals in a bid to capitalise in the growing popularity for land in Mavoko.