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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 ...
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 social capital on preparedness and response to Boko Haram insurgency in Northeast Nigeria
(International Humanitarian Studies Association, 2016-03)
Boko Haram insurgency has precipitated humanitarian tragedy on a scale comparable to the Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) and arguably the worst of any man made or natural disaster in Nigeria's history. The Internal Displacement ...
Displaced, excluded, moving on: a study of refugee entrepreneurship in Kenya
(Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2019)
The global refugee crisis has grown in scale over the last 30 years. There are currently 25.4million refugees worldwide of whom 85 percent reside in developing countries (UNHCR, 2019). As a result of the protracted violence ...
Social capital's role in humanitarian crises
(Oxford Academic, 2020)
The growing scale and persistence of humanitarian crises constitute a critical problem for nation-states, aid organizations, and crisis-affected people around the world. Many in the fields of disaster response and ...