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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 ...
Picking up the pieces: social capital and entrepreneurship for livelihood recovery among displaced populations in Northeast Nigeria
(Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2019-11)
In the past few decades, there has been a significant increase in the rate of forced displacement, often precipitated by persecution, civil wars, terrorism, transborder conflicts, as well as natural disasters. The United ...
Tax compliance cost: the hidden effect on international trade in Africa
(British Accounting and Finance Association, 2019-04-08)
International trade in Africa could be one of the antidotes to the precarious poverty and economic deficiency in which the continent finds itself. An outward orientation towards international trade opens the continent to ...
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 ...
Universal basic education in Nigeria: can non-state actors make a difference?
Against the backdrop of falling standards and failing government policies in the education sector in Nigeria, this paper investigates how and why non-state actors can make significant impact towards the achievement of ...