ICBE is sponsoring a Communications workshop on August 22-23, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of the workshop is to enhance the communications skills of ICBE researchers so that they can more effectively communicate their findings to influence policy decisions related to the investment and business environment in their respective countries. The workshop will host 21 researchers who have been invited from 14 countries
Date: March 13, 2012
Location: Bamako, Dakar, Niamey, Lomé and Ouagadougou
ICBE is sponsoring a Proposal Writing workshop on February 7-8, 2012 in Douala, Cameroon. The goal of the workshop is to enhance the proposal writing skills of young researchers and, in particular, potential candidates who might receive an award from the ICBE Research Fund.
The workshop will host 16 researchers who have been invited from 15 countries including: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania and Togo. Through the ICBE Research Fund, TrustAfrica awards research grants aimed at building knowledge about investment climates and business environments in Africa and endeavors to ensure this knowledge is shared with policymakers and other relevant stakeholders.
14–16 November 2011
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
Cape Town, South Africa
How can you inspire innovation while making a contribution towards achieving some of the Millennium Development Goals? TrustAfrica is proud to be a co-sponsor for a conference entitled "The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation" (BSEI) which will take place at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business in Cape Town, South Africa on November 14-16, 2011.
Date: August 10–11, 2009
Location: Douala, Cameroon
At this workshop in Cameroon, TrustAfrica convened researchers from three Central African nations to discuss the work they have been undertaking with support from our Investment Climate and Business Environment (ICBE) Research Fund. A total of 14 participants from three countries presented progress reports on their research projects: ten from Cameroon, three from the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville), and one from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Date: July 24-28, 2006
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
A workshop on research methodology and writing grant proposals was held July 24-28, 2006, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Forty researchers from more than 20 countries took part in this capacity-building component of the Investment Climate and Business Environment (ICBE) Research Fund. The diversity of academic and cultural backgrounds found among these high-profile participants, the quality of the interventions, the sharing of experiences and knowledge and the broadening and densification of this network of researchers were the highlights of this successful event.
Higher education stakeholders to forge a 'social contract'
by Karen MacGregor
13 January 2013, University World News Global Edition Issue 254
By Temitope Mustapha, Abuja
November 9, 2012 - Academic intellectuals from across West Africa have raised concerns about the decay of education system in Africa.
At a two-day consultative policy dialogue in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, they are specifically reviewing the concept of world class institutions, international cooperation and global networking amongst African universities.
The policy dialogue is jointly organized by TrustAfrica and the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities with the aim of improving the higher education system in Africa.
December 2, 2012 - The Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian (CVC), said on Saturday that Nigerians spend an average of 500 million dollars annually to European and American universities.
This is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a two-day Consultative Policy Dialogue on the Future and Relevance of the Nigerian Universities and other Tertiary Institutions, organised by CVC and TrustAfrica, Dakar.
December 1, 2012 - (CVC), said on Saturday that Nigerians spend an average of $500 million annually as students of European and American universities and want the trend stopped.