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1. ... Budget review [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
volumes : illustrations ; 18 x 26 cm
Green Library
Book
v. : ill ; 24-29 cm.
Green Library
Book
xxiv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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4. Ganzabenā lemāt. [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Green Library
Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
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Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Green Library

7. Benelux newsletter [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Green Library

8. Nigerian economy [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Green Library
Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 21-28 cm.
Green Library
Book
xv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Green Library
Book
xxiv, 562 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Engineering Library (Terman)
Book
xviii, 437 pages ; 24 cm
  • Overview of 50-year productivity journey
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1960s: sowing seeds of productivity to support industrialisation
  • 1970s: ramping up the productivity drive
  • Role of United Nations development programme: 1967-1982
  • 1980s
  • Laying foundation for the productivity push in the 1980s
  • 1980s: decade of intense productivity drive
  • Singapore productivity development project: 1983-1990
  • 1990s
  • Establishing framework to address total factor productivity in the 1990s
  • 1990s: intensification of total approach to productivity
  • 2000s
  • Shifting productivity gears in the 2000s
  • 2000s: deceleration of productivity drive
  • 2010s
  • Reviving the productivity drive in the 2010s
  • 2010s: the big challenge to raise productivity
  • Epilogue: back to the future
  • Bibliography.
The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Singapore's national productivity drive. This book provides an authoritative documentation of the key milestones and phases in Singapore's productivity movement, stretching from 1967 to 2017. It documents the various activities that have taken place in the past 50 years, ranging from the Japan-Singapore Productivity Development Project to the national productivity promotion campaigns and programmes to build competencies in enterprises and the workforce.The book provides insights into the lessons learned, and the context for the shifts in emphasis and changes in the productivity drive over the years, as Singapore progressed from a developing country to a developed country.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789813141179 20180306
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x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • * Introduction: Adapting infrastructure to climate change * Learning across contrasting governance regimes * Rotterdam: A neo-corporatist approach to adaptation * Singapore: Adapting a strong city-state * Boston: Many hands on deck in the neopluralist U.S. * Role-play simulation exercises for social learning and collaborative problem solving * Uncertain decision-making: The use of multiple scenarios * Moving forward: Flexible and collaborative governance.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138194199 20180129
Many of the challenges that decision-makers grapple with in relation to climate change are governance related. Planning and decision-making is evolving in ambiguous institutional environments, in which many key issues remain unresolved, including relationships between different actors; funding arrangements; and the sources and procedures for vetting data. These issues are particularly acute at this juncture, as climate adaptation moves from broad planning processes to the management of infrastructure systems. Concrete decisions must be made. Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change draws on case studies of three coastal cities situated within very different governance regimes: Neo-corporatist Rotterdam, neo-pluralist Boston and semi-authoritarian Singapore. The book examines how infrastructure managers and other stakeholders grappling with complex and uncertain climate risks are likely to make project-level decisions in practice, and how more effective decision-making can be supported. The differences across governance regimes are currently unaccounted for in adaptation planning, but are crucial as best practices are devised. These lessons are also applicable to infrastructure planning and decision-making in other contexts. This book will be of great interest to scholars of climate change, and environmental policy and governance, particularly in the context of infrastructure management.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138194199 20180129
Green Library
Book
xxvii, 474 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
While many African countries lag behind the rest of the industrialised world in scientific and medical research and development, the situation is progressively improving. This is why the Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa was established, to contribute to economic advancement and sustainability through science research, education and innovation.This book provides a selection of papers from the Advancement of Science in Africa's fourth annual conference. The conference was held under the overarching theme of `science, technology and innovation in Africa', with several important sub-themes, including, but not limited to, improving health research and disease surveillance education; collaborating in research responding to epidemic diseases with high mortality in Africa; and promoting women's interest in science careers. The collection illustrates how, although the chapter contributors come from various countries and universities, representing their own academic research, they all share a common interest in advancing science, technology and innovation in Africa.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781527506558 20180530
Green Library
Book
x, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Introduction - From the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Africa in the post-2015 development Agenda. A geographical perspective Cristina D'Alessandro and Leo C. Zulu 1. Advancing African agency in the new 2030 transformative development agenda Hany Besada, Jiajun Xu, Annalise Mathers and Richard Carey 2. From global goals to regional strategies: towards an African approach to SDGs Giovanni Valensisi and Stephen Karingi 3. Can using geographical factors leverage private equity to deliver sustainable development results? Frannie A. Leautier 4. Reproducing spaces of embeddedness through Islamic NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa: reflections on the post-2015 development agenda M. Evren Tok and Ben O'Bright 5. Engaging with and measuring informality in the proposed Urban Sustainable Development Goal Helen Arfvidsson, David Simon, Michael Oloko and Nishendra Moodley 6. MDGs to SDGs - new goals, same gaps: the continued absence of urban food security in the post-2015 global development agenda Jane Battersby 7. The SDG13 to combat climate change: an opportunity for Africa to become a trailblazer? Agathe Maupin 8. Gender equality as a means to women empowerment? Consensus, challenges and prospects for post-2015 development agenda in Africa Francis Onditi and Josephine Odera 9. Defining and measuring water access: lessons from Tanzania for moving forward in the post-Millennium Development Goal era Sarah L. Smiley 10. Ecological sanitation: a sustainable goal with local choices. A case study from Taita Hills, Kenya Matias Andersson and Paola Minoia 11. The Millennium Development Goals and Chinese involvement in French-speaking West Africa: which contributions for which issues? Xavier Auregan 12. Understanding the spatial context of sustainable urban health in Africa for the SDGs: Some lessons from the corridors of deprivation in Ilorin, Nigeria Usman A. Raheem 13. The marginalization of walking, the Achilles' heel of sustainable mobility policies in Oran (Algeria) Asmaa Kerrouche and Mohamed Madani.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138066809 20180403
This book offers a multifaceted examination of Africa's development into the post-2015 global agenda from a geographical perspective. As a diversified and highly applied discipline, geography has a lot to offer to global debates, nuanced analysis of problems on and the search for innovative solutions to advance the African development agenda beyond 2015. The end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era and the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September 2015 mark an important turning point for Africa and an opportune time to examine new challenges and opportunities that it faces. The regional disparities in MDG progress affirm an important geographic tenet that the unique yet internally differentiated socio-cultural, economic, political, ecological, biophysical and historical context give Africa distinctive challenges and opportunities that demand particular approaches to development. This edited book presents innovative contributions examining Africa's development performance in diverse sectors during the MDG era as a basis for understanding prospects for its development in the SDG era and beyond. It offers new and innovative study perspectives and methodological approaches on urban transformation, development financing, food security, climate change, gender equality, health, and regional integration, among other topics, and useful insights for scholars, students and development practitioners. This book was originally published as a special issue of African Geographical Review, the journal of the American Association of Geographers' Africa Specialty Group, to mark the transition from MDGs to SDGs.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138066809 20180403
Green Library
Book
xvii, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Hoover Library
Book
xv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Africa under neoliberalism / Nana Poku and Jim Whitman
  • Neoliberalism and economic growth in contemporary Africa / Augustin Kwasi Fosu and Eric Kehinde Ogunleye
  • As the global commodity super-cycle ends, Africans continue uprising against 'Africa rising' / Patrick Bond
  • Neoliberalism, urbanization and change in Africa / Pádraig Carmody and Francis Owusu
  • From urban crisis to political opportunity : African slums / Jeffrey W. Paller
  • The poverty of 'poverty reduction' : the case of African cotton / Adam Sneyd
  • Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink (except for a price) / Larry A. Swatuk
  • Autocrats and activists : human rights, democracy and the neoliberal paradox in Nigeria / Bonny Ibhawoh and Lekan Akinosho
  • Neoliberalism and alternative forms of citizenship / Amy S. Patterson.
The period since the 1980s has seen sustained pressure on Africa's political elite to anchor the continent's development strategies in neoliberalism in exchange for vitally needed development assistance. Rafts of policies and programmes have come to underpin the relationship between continental governments and the donor communities of the West and particularly their institutions of global governance - the International Financial Institutions. Over time, these policies and programmes have sought to transform the authority and capacity of the state to effect social, political and economic change, while opening up the domestic space for transnational capital and ideas. The outcome is a continent now more open to international capital, export-oriented and liberal in its political governance. Has neoliberalism finally arrested under development in Africa? Bringing together leading researchers and analysts to examine key questions from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book involves a fundamental departure from orthodox analysis which often predicates colonialism as the referent object. Here, three decades of neoliberalism with its complex social and economic philosophy are given primacy. With the changed focus, an elucidation of the relationship between global development and local changes is examined through a myriad of pressing contemporary issues to offer a critical multi-disciplinary appraisal of challenge and change in Africa over the past three decades.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472425737 20180122
Green Library
Book
xiv, 596 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • INTRODUCTION: AFRICA IN CHANGING PERSPECTIVE Part I: ANALYZING THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE Chapter 1: Dimensions of Development: Geography, Ecology, History Chapter 2: Concepts of African Economic Development: Growth, Structural Change, Poverty and Gender Chapter 3: Development Theories, Political Economy and Governance Chapter 4: Economic Institutions and Planning for Development Part II: HUMAN RESOURCES IN AFRICA Chapter 5: Demography Chapter 6: Income Distribution and Human Needs Chapter 7: Human Development: Education and Health Chapter 8: Labour and Livelihoods, Formal and Informal Chapter 9: Urbanization, Migration and Regional Development Part III: SUSTAINING AFRICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Chapter 10: Environment and Climate Change Chapter 11: Agriculture and Rural Development Chapter 12: Natural Resources Chapter 13: The Industrial Sector Chapter 14: Infrastructure, Communications, Services and Tourism Chapter 15: Macroeconomic Management, Debt and Structural Adjustment Plans Part IV: AFRICA AND THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY Chapter 16: Trade and Economic Development Chapter 17: Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa Chapter 18: Development Assistance: the African Record Chapter 19: The Changing Role of China in Africa Chapter 20: International Migration INDEX OF NAMES SUBJECT INDEX.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138915015 20180416
Sub-Saharan Africa is at a turning point. The barriers to economic growth seen in the 1980-2000 era are disappearing and new optimism is spreading. However, difficult goals of eliminating poverty, achieving equity and overcoming environmental threats continue. This much-needed and insightful textbook has been written to help us understand this combination of emerging improvements and significant challenges. Opening with an analysis of the main theories relating to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, the book explores all the key issues, including: Human development; Rapid urbanization; Structural and gender dimensions; Sustainable development and environmental issues; and Africa's role in the world economy. The authors use economic tools and concepts throughout, in a way that makes them accessible to students without an economics background. Readers are also aided by a wide range of case studies, on-the-ground examples and statistical information, which provide a detailed analysis of each topic. This text is also accompanied by a companion website, featuring additional sources for students and instructors. African Economic Development is a clear and comprehensive textbook suitable for courses on African economic development, development economics, African studies and development studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138915015 20180416
Green Library
Book
xv, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Green Library
Book
329 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
  • Chapitre préliminaire Bref rappel de l'histoire économique, politique et sociale de l'espace arabo-musulman -- La communauté économique d'Afrique du Nord et le Machreq : comment reconstruire l'espace unifié ? -- La communauté économique d'Afrique du Nord : forces et faiblesses -- Bref panorama des économies nord-africaines -- Maghreb : des économies extraverties -- Section 1 : Les défis économiques auxquels le Maghreb doit faire face -- Section 2 : La faiblesse chronique des échanges intra maghrébins -- Une nouvelle dynamique de développement de la région nord-africaine est possible -- Les pays du Machreq : état des lieux -- Les pays du Machreq : indicateurs et diagnostic -- L'intégration économique arabe : un processus en plusieurs étapes -- Le conseil économique arabe -- Section 1. Accord d'union économique arabe -- Section 2. Le marché commun arabe -- Les accords de partenariats régionaux arabes -- Le Conseil de coopération du Golfe (CCG) -- Section 1. Les structures organisationnelles -- Section 2. Les économies des pays du Golfe : quels défis ? -- L'Union du Maghreb arabe (UMA) -- Les structures organisationnelles de l'UMA -- Projet de création d'une monnaie commune arabe : le dirial -- La monnaie commune arabe -- Afrique-Machreq-Union européenne : la Trilatérale gagnante -- L'Afrique et ses potentialités, les intégrations régionales existantes et à construire -- Présentation des économies africaines -- Section 1. Produit intérieur brut -- Section 2. Croissance économique -- Section 3. Des échanges inégaux -- Section 4. Situation géographique de l'Afrique -- Les zones économiques africaines -- Section 1. La Cémac -- Section 2. La SADC -- Section 3. La CDEAO -- Section 4. Opportunités et limites des nouvelles alliances économiques de l'Afrique -- L'intégration régionale -- L'Afrique et ses relations avec les pays arabophones -- Les institutions de coopération -- Les échanges commerciaux arabo-africains -- Les relations économiques entre le Maghreb et l'Afrique subsaharienne -- L'Union européenne : le partenaire historique -- Les relations économiques Algérie-France -- L'usine Renault en Algérie : les conditions de son efficience -- Des relations Union Européenne-Afrique à modifier -- Section 1 : La coopération entre l'Algérie et la France : sur de nouvelles bases ? -- Section 2 : À propos des accords de partenariat Afrique-Union Européenne -- Les relations entre l'Afrique et la France -- L'architecture de la Trilatérale et ses perspectives -- L'industrialisation de l'Afrique -- La transformation agroalimentaire : l'un des piliers du développement en Afrique -- L'insertion de l'Afrique dans les chaînes de valeur mondiales -- Les PME dans la division internationale du travail -- L'articulation organisationnelle au sein de la Trilatérale.
"Les pays du Machreq (Orient arabe), d'Afrique et d'Europe devraient construire un nouveau modèle de coopération réciproquement avantageux sur le long terme, afin d'assurer leur croissance économique et s'enrichir mutuellement du savoir-faire européen, des financements des pays arabes à excédents d'épargne, notamment ceux du Golfe, et des vastes marchés africains. Il ne s'agit pas de programmes d'aides, mais de projets communs de création de chaînes de valeurs dans les secteurs agricoles et agroalimentaires, industriels et des services, en misant sur l'éducation, la santé, les infrastructures et des équipements favorisant les activités productives. Cela ne sera possible que par une meilleure gouvernante et des institutions supranationales coiffant les trois blocs. Avant de se projeter vers les modalités de construction de cette coopération économique entre ces derniers, il a été nécessaire de recenser, dans la première partie, les forces en présence au sein de chaque partie prenante de la Trilatérale (Afrique, Machreq et Union européenne), pour ensuite évaluer les possibles enchaînements d'intérêts et de potentiels entre elles dans une deuxième partie et enfin bâtir les bases de la mécanique d'enchevêtrement des processus de coproduction, codistribution et cofinancement. Quarante-quatre pays africains ont signé, mercredi 21 mars 2018 à Kigali, l'accord créant une zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC). Il s'agit d'un pas important vers le renforcement de rapports Sud-Sud."--Page 4 of cover.
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