The discussion in this blog is about shaping platforms for knowledge generation, exchange and utilisation. Our input identifies the function of a knowledge platform as using existing research, in practice, policy and academia, for a meta-level ana...▶
Many observers regarded Africa as a lost continent just over a decade ago. The stabilization and structural adjustment programmes of the 1980s and liberalization of the economy in the 1990s had not produced the desired private sector investment re...▶
Dr A.H.J. Helmsing is Professor of Local & Regional Development at the international Institute of Social Studies at the Erasmus University, the Netherlands.