Improved Utilization of Local Consultants For Regional Research

Globalization in general and regional integration in particular raises the need for regional economic policy analysis. Countries in the region have well-established policy research institutions that contribute substantially to national policy making. However, when it comes to regional issues potential clients often continue to use foreign consultants instead of local consultants because of various reasons. […]

Disease and Health in Africa

Africa faces some very serious health problems. Africans on average face lower life expectancies, higher infant mortality rates, and a greater risk of disease than people in most other parts of the world. Many people in Africa suffer from preventable diseases which are rare or easily treated in the industrialized countries: diseases like cholera, diarrheal […]