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2000

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A Comparative Case Study Of Private Investment And Economic Development In Ethiopia And Tanzania, 1986-1996, Kasahun Reta Woldemariam Jul 2000

A Comparative Case Study Of Private Investment And Economic Development In Ethiopia And Tanzania, 1986-1996, Kasahun Reta Woldemariam

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This study examined the contribution of foreign direct investment to economic development in Ethiopia and Tanzania from 1986 to 1996. Data for this study were obtained from the Ethiopian Investment Authority in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and the Tanzanian Investment Promotion Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Other publications including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the United Nations Human Development Programme were also consulted. Using exploratory research method, this undertaking compared and contrasted foreign investment flows and the conditions under which the transfer of capital and technology help achieve the development objectives of the two countries. It also ...


Status Of Women In Western Nigeria, Rolake Omonubi May 2000

Status Of Women In Western Nigeria, Rolake Omonubi

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This study examined the status of women in Southwestern Nigeria from a legal perspective. It scrutinized the three legal infrastructures in the Nigerian legal system. The study is based on the premise that the huge disparity in the socio-economic development of the women in South-western Nigeria is a consequence of inadequate legal protection. Four independent variables were considered, and three intervening variables were identified. Workshops, interviews and surveys were conducted. A document analysis approach was used to examine the three legal infrastructures in the Nigerian legal system—the Common Law also known as the English Law, the Statutory Laws which ...


African Women And Political Development: A Case Study Of Etsako Women In Edo State Of Nigeria, Omoh Tsatsaku Ojior May 2000

African Women And Political Development: A Case Study Of Etsako Women In Edo State Of Nigeria, Omoh Tsatsaku Ojior

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This dissertation draws attention to covert efforts directed at African women that seek to negatively affect the family structure and the historic cultural value systems, thereby destabilizing the African family setting, and destroying the society through a process of depopulation in Etsako in Edo State, and by extension, Nigeria and Africa. The researcher employed the African philosophy of politics and government as the conceptual framework most suitable for this research. The American woman’s knowledge of the African woman was investigated. Equally, the African woman was examined to determine what she thinks of her womanhood role. The findings established that ...