Essays about: "Sub-Saharan Africa"

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  1. 1. Venture Capital flows to fintech innovators in Africa: How governmental policy and actions affect the ecosystem and capital sources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Giove Lee; Franklin Amabo; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Fintech; Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Strategy; Fintech Entrepreneurship; Startup Capital; Funding; Investment; Policy; Economic Development;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores aspects of the current state of fintech and venture capital within Africa as an emerging market, bringing to light the policies and actions of the different governments that contribute to stimulate the market. The study looks at policies and actions that directly relate to fintech and those that relate to venture capital and brings out the connection between both. READ MORE

  2. 2. The FinTech-driven Approach to Financial Inclusion: A cross-sectional study of how Financial Inclusion furthers Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Hadijatou Inoussa; [2021]
    Keywords : Financial Inclusion; Fintech; Sustainable Development; Inequality; Economic growth; Sub-saharan Africa; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The UN 2030 agenda for sustainable development acknowledges the essential role of financial inclusion in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reducing inequality. African countries have made substantial progress in economic development and financial inclusion over the last two decades, yet there is still considerable need for further development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Financing higher education in Tanzania: Exploring Challenges and potential student loan models

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Carl Johansson; Jacob Lundborg Ander; [2021]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The demand for higher education is quickly rising in the Sub-Saharan Africa region and the question of giving access to all members of society often comes down to financing. Many countries, including Tanzania, have opted for cost-sharing policies where the cost of education is split between the state and the individuals - leaving many without the possibility of attending higher education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Techno-economic study for a 50 MW PV plant in Nigeria

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Jacob Kelly; [2021]
    Keywords : Photovoltaics; monofacial; bifacial; fixed mounting; single-axis tracking; inverter loading ratio; utility PV plant; solar farm; LCOE optimisation; Nigeria;

    Abstract : As part of Nigeria’s drive to increase electricity production capacity and shift to renewable sources, a new 50 MW photovoltaic (PV) plant is proposed for a town in north-west Nigeria. Rather than using conventional monofacial modules and fixed mounting, it is of interest to consider a selection of new technologies which are attracting growing attention in the global utility PV market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Capability and Resilience to Economic Shrinking - An innovative Perspective on Growth and the Income Divergence between Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia & Pacific

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Persson; Emma Hanning; [2021]
    Keywords : economic shrinking; social capability; income convergence; shrinking resilience; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of the 1960’s, there has been a widening gap in GDP per capita between the countries in the regions of East Asia & Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa. By growing more and shrinking less, some but not all, developing countries have deviated from a state of underdevelopment and caught up with the developed world. READ MORE