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  • Tham khảo sách 'britannica discovery library: views of africa', tài liệu phổ thông, tiếng anh phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • THE EFFECTS OF EDUCATION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH: THE CASE OF BOTSWANA AND SOUTH AFRICA (1970-1994) I see four possible explanations for the pattern of results. First, it may be that I have mis-measured the extent of Tiebout choice by focusing on a district-level choice index where in fact the relevant measure of parents’ exit options is at the school level. Second, parents may have no concern whatever for the peer group, and may choose schools purely for their effectiveness.

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  • This volume is intended to develop and share knowledge regarding the challenges faced by vocational education and training (VET) systems within the southern African region and the responses to these challenges. It examines the complexities through a unique comparative study of seven countries in southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.

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  • .The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Africa Rice Center (WARDA, the acronym for West Africa Rice Development Association) are two of fifteen Future Harvest research centers funded by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). The CGIAR is cosponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Environment Programme.

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  • Private Further Education and Training in South Africa provides the most up-to-date data and analysis of the sector. It provides, for the first time, empirical data about the participants, the location and ownership of institutions, the programmes offered, and the delivery of private TVET provision in South Africa. This is supplemented by a qualitative analysis using select case studies to explore the character of the sector.

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  • The current and future capacity of South Africa to generate and sustain access to information and communication technologies (ICT) for its citizens is an important development priority. The Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa (ASGISA), launched by government in

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  • The study on which this book reports was jointly commissioned by the World Bank and the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) in 2005 to assess the extent to which member countries of ARIPO have utilized the flexibilities of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement to improve access to HIV/AIDS medicines. The study benefited from interviews with a number of policy makers, manufacturers, and national drug regulatory authorities in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

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  • Land issues and conflicts occur all over, all the time on the African continent and continue to mushroom on a continuous basis. Although many of these issues are not new, they do continue to change and are extremely complex and embedded, which may lead to the inability to deal with them and to questioning the legitimacy of the forms of intervention and prevention of conflicts. The way in which these issues are dealt with often does not take into consideration their major - and thus potentially recurring - causes. The Struggle over Land in Africa:...

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  • Nurses are often said to be the backbone of health services, but in South Africa their profession itself is in need of care. This monograph considers the profile, image and status of nursing today and the nature and role of nursing education. A major concern is that, although nursing still attracts many more students than there are places available, the gap between the large numbers who complete their training and the relatively small growth in the professional registers, indicates high attrition rates.

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  • South Africa’s challenge in the information age is to produce content reflecting the strength of our diverse culture while developing skills and access to access the invaluable resources: knowledge and information. This paper analyses government policy regarding information technology through speeches, policy debate and policy documents in the absence formal policy processes. 0%About the Author/s Leo van Audenhove holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Science from the Free University, Brussels (VUB), and in 2002 he obtained a PhD in the Social Sciences. His thesis was entitled Th...

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  • Energy and climate change are issues of critical importance for shaping a sustainable future, both in South Africa and globally. For South Africa, finding a policy approach which balances the increasing demand for energy with the need for sustainability, equity and climate change mitigation is a particular challenge. This book provides an innovative and strategic approach to climate policy, with local development objectives as its starting point.

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  • In Africa, as in many parts of the world, adolescent reproductive health is a controversial issue for policy makers and programme planners. Adolescents are particularly vulnerable to HIV and AIDS and to a host of other problems such as sexually transmitted infection, unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortions, sexual abuse, female genital mutilation and unsafe circumcision. Yet many countries don’t have adolescent health policies and much remains to be done to ensure that adolescents can access appropriate sexual and reproductive health services....

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  • A component of this programme is to help capitalise locally-based enterprise development initiatives by stimulating the provision of and access to micro-finance in rural areas. Three sites were selected to pilot the introduction of this and other IRDP activities. These are: Chimanimani (Zimbabwe), Chimoio (Mozambique) and Nyandeni (South Africa). As part of this initiative, the HSRC conducted an evaluation in the three key sites of the IRDP, to evaluate the implications of implementing a micro-finance scheme in these areas....

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  • Case studies and reviews of progress since the 1992 Earth Summit A window on the scope of responses to environmental issues in Africa Insight into contextual realities in Southern Africa and beyond (contributions from Angola, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Uganda) Illumination of the complex challenges we face- practical, political, epistemological- as we attempt to engage one of the biggest social transformations of our time Application of social theory that reveals the need for re-thinking assumptions about the advancement and horizons of this change called, for the t...

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  • The growth of the great Colonies of the British Empire is so phenomenal, and their development is so rapid, and remarkable, that if we are to possess a correct knowledge of their actual state, and condition, from year to year, their current history requires to be constantly re-written. The writer of a decade since, is, to-day, almost obsolete. He has only produced a current record of facts, and places, at the period he wrote. This is especially the case with South Africa. I have recently returned from a very interesting tour in that remarkable country. My impressions were noted...

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  • It is generally accepted that the gap between the earnings of unskilled and semi-skilled workers on the one hand, and skilled and highly skilled workers, on the other, narrowed in South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s. This paper investigates whether the gap between the real earnings of highly skilled and low-skilled workers in the formal sector of the South African economy continued to narrow after this country’s transition to democracy.

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  • Since the transition to democracy in 1994, South Africa has become a well documented nation. A multitude of national and sub-national studies have been conducted, yielding a wealth of information about the characteristics of South African society, and how these have evolved over time. However, less is known about how South Africans feel about their world and themselves.

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  • MOST of these stories were written on the veldt; at odd times, in out- of-the-way prospecting camps, in the wilds of the Kalahari Desert, or of that equally little-known borderland between Klein Namaqualand, and Gordonia, Cape Colony, and what was at that time known as German South- West Africa. Four of them appeared a few years back in The State an illustrated magazine now unhappily defunct; the others, though written about the same time, have never been published.

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  • This paper was presented as the first annual John Gerhart Memorial Lecture at the conference of the Africa Genome Initiative held in Cairo in March 2004. In Africa in the Age of Biology, Dr James discusses Africa’s long history of scientific, technological and mathematical enterprise, from tokens of the very earliest counting by humans to the sum of knowledge brought to bear in the construction of the pyramids. But he focuses on the challenges of today, and tomorrow, which he suggests Africa’s leaders and scholars dare not overlook....

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  • The generalised nature of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa means that it impacts unevenly on businesses. Companies respond in varied ways, and with varied means, to the challenges posed by the epidemic. Assessment of the impacts of HIV/AIDS, and of the responses of companies to it, are critical to help mitigate the impact of the epidemic on productivity, labour costs, and the supply of skills.

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