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Composting and organic farming for isolated communities: a case study of Alderney
(Alliance for Global Sustainability, 2007-03-18)
Beyond the farm gate: can social capital help small-holders to overcome constraints in the agricultural value chain?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)
The agricultural sector is typically the biggest employer of labour in most African countries, yet it is also typically the most under-capitalised and most neglected by policy makers. While a number of studies have highlighted ...
Is microfinance for women empowerment a zero sum game?
Microfinance interventions are often hailed to have significant positive consequences for women empowerment. However, in the last decade, the significance of microfinance has been contested due to unintended consequences ...
Venturing under fire: Entrepreneurship education, venture creation, and poverty reduction in conflict-ridden Maiduguri, Nigeria
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how a new entrepreneurship education (EE) intervention offered at conflict-ridden Maiduguri, Nigeria, is having transformative impacts through new venture creation and ...
A new framework for understanding and resolving farmers-herdsmen conflict in Nigeria
Herdsmen-farmers' relations have had a big impact on West African history, leading to revolutionary changes in the 19th-century when some old regimes were upended. In the subsequent two centuries specifically in Northern ...
Entrepreneurial resilience in turbulent environments: the role of spiritual capital
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019)
Increasingly, businesses in the 21st century have to grapple with the challenges of operating in turbulent environments characterised by market volatility, political instability, and terrorism. These challenges are relevant ...
Impact of climate governance in increasing resilience among cyclone sidr and aila affected people in bangladesh
This paper discusses climate governance policies in Bangladesh and investigates to what extent are those policies contributing to increasing resilience among cyclone Sidr and Aila affected coastal people of Bangladesh. ...
Spiritual capital, entrepreneurial resilience and firm-level performance in turbulent environments
Increasingly, businesses in the 21st century have to grapple with the challenges of operating in turbulent environments characterised by market volatility, political instability, and terrorism These challenges are relevant ...
Universal basic education in Nigeria: can religious actors make a difference?
(Development Studies Association, 2016-09)
Following a period of sustained progress between the 1950s and 1970s, when the regional and federal governments in Nigeria implemented highly successful policies of free qualitative education, the education sector went on ...
Farmers’ mobilisation of social capital for beneficial uptake of technological innovations in southwest Nigeria
(Inderscience Publishers, 2014-11-27)
Social capital has been identified as an important factor influencing successful uptake of technological innovations among small-scale, rural farmers in developing countries. This study draws on descriptive statistics and ...