Essays about: "Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1692 essays containing the word Africa.

  1. 1. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. Commodities and stock markets in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ylva Forsberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Commodities; Forecasting; Development; Africa; Stock markets;

    Abstract : This thesis studies stock returns and commodity returns in a set of commodity-dependent Sub-Saharan African countries, differentiating between returns of main-export commodities and a general commodity index and allowing for time-variation. This is done by using forecasting regressions of stock returns over lagged commodity returns and two macroeconomic variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Title: Foreign Direct Investments in Africa with a focus on Cocoa Production

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lisa Wanambwa; [2020-10-20]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; Africa; Cocoa Production;

    Abstract : MSc in Economic.... READ MORE

  4. 4. EDUCATIONAL QUALITY AND EQUITY IN SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FROM TIMSS 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Ernest Mensah; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : educational quality; educational equity; teacher quality; instructional quality; teacher qualification; teacher confidence; ocisoeconomic status; ; two-level structural equation modelling; TIMSS; South Africa;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aims to investigate the relationship between teacher qualification and characteristics, teacher instructional quality, students’ family socioeconomic background, and student mathematics achievement with the South Africa data from TIMSS 2015.Theory:The dynamic model of educational effectiveness, proposed by Creemers and Kyriakides (2008) in understanding variables within each level and across different levels related (such as student-level and classroom-level), and Input-Process-Outcome (IPO) model, proposed by Goe (2007) was used as the theoretical framework which leads the selection of variables and was operationalized with the achievement and contextual data available in South Africa TIMSS 2015 data. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effectiveness of Education Aid

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Martin Bergström; Axel Garå; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Education; Aid; Corruption; Growth; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the impact of aid allocated to education on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our study includes 37 countries within the region during the time period 2005-2018, with intentions to follow up on Elizabeth Asiedu’s (2014) study 1990-2004. READ MORE