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Local content policies and programs: an enabler for development and growth in Africa

Local content policies and programs: an enabler for development and growth in Africa

Use of local workers and suppliers can be the most efficient way to execute key aspects of a project, while other jobs may require specialized skills not available among nationals. This reality can become a source of socio-economic and political tension when local supply and project demand are not well understood by all stakeholders.

June 27, 2016 By: Andrew Patterson
Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Enhanced collaboration between civil society, government, and business in the planning, design and implementation of core and social infrastructures should grow economies; build resiliency; and help to solve societal problems.

September 01, 2015 By: Guest Author
Rethinking government capacity in Gabon: leveraging the private sector

Rethinking government capacity in Gabon: leveraging the private sector

Finding innovative ways to build government capacity in Africa.

October 14, 2014 By: Caroline Longanecker