Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa

Kassa Teshager Alemu (Ethiopian Civil Service University, Ethiopia) and Mulunesh Abebe Alebachew (Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia)
Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 621
ISBN13: 9781522532477|ISBN10: 1522532471|EISBN13: 9781522532484|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3247-7


Despite increasing reports across the globe on renewable development and maintenance, little is known regarding what strategies are required for improved economic growth and prosperity in Africa. Improving an understanding of the methods for promoting growth through reusable resource development and administration is a vital topic of research to consider in assisting the continent's development.

The Handbook of Research on Sustainable Development and Governance Strategies for Economic Growth in Africa provides emerging research on the strategies required to promote growth in Africa as well as the implications and issues of the expansion of prosperity. While highlighting sustainable education, pastoral development pathways, and the public-sector role, readers will learn about the history of sustainable development and governmental approaches to improving Africa’s economy. This publication is a vital resource for policy makers, research institutions, academics, researchers, and advanced-level students seeking current research on the theories and applications of development in societal and legal institutions.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Child Welfare Policy
  • Civil Society Organizations
  • Developing Countries
  • Pastoral Development Pathways
  • Public Sector Roles
  • Sustainable Education
  • Urban Planning

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Kassa Teshager Alemu has a PhD (Development Studies) and has been teaching and doing research at Ethiopian Civil Service University since 2005. He is currently a deputy dean for research and community service in the college of finance, management, and development. He holds a B.A in development management from Ethiopian Civil Service University; M.A in local and regional development from the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, the Netherlands, and a PhD in development studies from the University of South Africa. He is a multimethod research course trainer at Partnership for African Governance and Social Science Research (PASGR). He was a guest researchers’ scholarship award at Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden. He has published widely in the areas of development and has rich experience in teaching and research. His research interests include: Rural Development, livelihoods, land, agriculture, food security, migration, social protection, value chain, rural and urban development, local economic development, private sector local governance, decentralization, and NGOs development. He is a member of these learned associations: Ethiopian Economics Association; African Growth and Development Policy Modeling Con-sortium (AGRODEP); APS HRMnet, Abebech Gobena Yehetsanat Kebekabena Limat Mahber (AGOHLMA).