Education is Pivotal to Sustainable Development

Education is the key to Development in Africa Education is the key to achieving sustainable development in many “developing” nations and the “developed world”.   Dr. Henry N. Tatangan in his book “Education-Training-Employment: The Key to Africa’s Development in the Era of Globalization”  defines education as, “Here, education is the set of planned actions carried out … More Education is Pivotal to Sustainable Development

Private Sector Investment does not equate to Development

African development is often hinged on external funding from large and small international finance and non-governmental organizations.  Most international finance organizations such as the IMF and World Bank lend money to most African countries which often includes a hands on approach to development.  During a recent meeting in Accra, Ghana in October 2013 sponsored by … More Private Sector Investment does not equate to Development

Is Gentrification Development?

Gentrification is a term that has emerged in the last several years to describe the “beautification of Urban Communities” in many countries around the world.  To some gentrification is a welcome site that brings resources to communities that lacked economic resources”.  To others gentrification means the displacement of indigenous community residents and/or people who are … More Is Gentrification Development?