Global Demand for Cashews is Booming. How Ghana Can Take Advantage to Create Jobs

Key cashew producing countries in Africa are rolling out strategies to increase production and processing of raw cashew nuts. Wikimedia Commons James Boafo, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Kristen Lyons, The University of Queensland The global cashew industry has grown rapidly over the last decade, driven by increasing consumption of cashew […]

Corruption in State-owned Companies Hurts Low Skilled Workers the Most

State-owned enterprises, such as Transnet, which runs South Africa’s ports, loom large over the economy. Getty Images Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, University of Pretoria; Helene Maisonnave, Université Le Havre Normandie; Martin Henseler, Université Le Havre Normandie, and Ramos Emmanuel Mabugu, Sol Plaatje University State-owned enterprises are companies in which government owns, directly or indirectly, more than 50% […]