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Africa and Europe Moving Forward - Evidence-based Solutions for African Development

AFRICA2019  
 Conference CFP

When:

  24 Jan 2019 through 26 Jan 2019

CFP Deadline:

  15 Oct 2018

Where:

  Lueneburg, Germany

Website URL:

  www.leuphana.de/africa-conference

Sponsoring organization:

  Leuphana University, GIGA Institute of Global and Area Studies, German UNESCO Commission, Global Bus

Categories:

  Business - Economics

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Event description:

How can Africa and Europe move forward together? African economies face a number of critical challenges (e.g. limited employment opportunities, low quality of education), but also offer many opportunities (e.g. young and motivated workforce, high entrepreneurial activity). Unfortunately, most indicators suggest that large parts of Africa are not on track to address the critical challenges and leverage the opportunities. Africa’s and Europe’s challenges are linked in multiple ways. Accordingly, the conference theme is that Africa and Europe can move forward together by jointly developing and using evidence-based solutions. Evidence-based solutions play an increasingly prominent role in “project-based” development cooperation. Yet, there is still a major knowing-doing gap. Further, policy-relevant evidence is often scarce in key areas, including employment creation, migration, trade, and investment policies. Leuphana University of Lueneburg and the GIGA German Institute of Global... Read more

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