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.
Submitted by lednateam on 05.02.2013
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.
Submitted by lednateam on 19.10.2008
LEDNA has gone live and we have in just a couple of weeks already attracted more than 100 members, from every continent. Members already include mayors from rural municipalities in Africa, to consultants, knowledge workers and donors from multi-national organisations! And this is just the beginning.