Facing Africa's predicament: Academe needs to play a stronger role

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The study reveals that Africa's development needs includes expanded initiatives on aid, trade and security. The immense intellectual resources should be marshal in colleges and universities, at home and overseas through partnerships with governments, nongovernmental organizations and private busineses to tackle Africa's predicament in all its ramifications and complexities. It is found that a dual approach to development assistance could emerge in the coming years: preferential assistance to countries that demonstrate responsible and effective governace and other aid funneled to the rest through governments and nongovernmental groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)B7-B10
JournalChronicle of Higher Education
Issue number26 SEC.2
StatePublished - Mar 7 2003

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  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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