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close this bookLearning to Compete: Education, Training & Enterprise in Ghana, Kenya & South Africa - Education Research Paper No. 42 (DFID, 1999, 122 p.)
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View the documentChapter One: Developing a Learning-Led Competitiveness Approach
View the documentChapter Two: Building Learning Enterprises
View the documentChapter Three: Education for Micro Enterprise and Macro Economic Growth
View the documentChapter Four: Training for Self-Employment and for Competitiveness
View the documentChapter Five: Lessons from Learning to Compete
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View the documentAppendix One: The Research Team
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Appendix One: The Research Team

Dela Afenyadu is an Integrated Development Consultant. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Coast with ten years of broad but very intensive experience in development work. Within the past ten years, Mr. Afenyadu has worked at village, district, regional and international levels in the education, training, agriculture, small enterprise and health sectors, for government, non governmental and international development and research institutions.

Mr. Afenyadu can be contacted at the following address:

KEADS Development Services

P.O. Box KA 30501

Accra

Ghana.

Telephone:

+233-021-222323

Fax:

+233-021-231058

e-mail:

fitghana@ncs.com.gh

Kenneth King is Director of the Centre of African Studies and Professor of International and Comparative Education at the University of Edinburgh. He was Director of this project. He has worked for many years, and published widely, on areas concerning the dynamics of the African informal sector, international education and training and the role of international development cooperation agencies.

Professor King can be contacted at the following address:

Centre of African Studies

University of Edinburgh

7 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh

EH8 9LW

Scotland

Telephone:

+44-131-650-3879

Fax:

+44-131-650-6535

e-mail:

Kenneth.King@ed.ac.uk

Simon McGrath is a research fellow at the Centre of African Studies and the Department for Education and Society, University of Edinburgh. His research interests and publications have focused on the roles played in African economic development by education and training, small enterprise development and international development cooperation.

Dr. McGrath can be contacted at the following address:

Centre of African Studies

University of Edinburgh

7 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh

EH8 9LW

Scotland

Telephone:

+44-131-650-4321

Fax:

+44-131-650-6535

e-mail:

S.McGrath@ed.ac.uk

Henry Oketch is manager of the research activities of K-Rep Holdings, the leading provider of microcredit and research centre for microenterprise studies in Kenya. Mr. Oketch has worked extensively across Africa in consultancy activities with other credit providers and has carried out and managed a wide range of SME related research projects in Kenya.

Mr. Oketch can be contacted at the following address:

K-Rep Holdings,

Box 39312

Nairobi

Kenya

Telephone:

+254-2-572422

Fax:

+254-2-711645

e-mail:

krep@arcc.or.ke

Christian Rogerson is Professor of Human Geography, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published extensively and his major research interests lie in small enterprise development, local economic development and urban and regional studies.

Professor Rogerson can be contacted at the following address:

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

University of the Witwatersrand

Private Bag 3

WITS 2050

South Africa

Telephone:

+27-11-716-4203

Fax:

+27-11-403-7281

e-mail:

017cmr@cosmos.wits.ac.za

Kobus Visser is a faculty member of the Department of Management at the University of the Western Cape, where he lectures and supervises in the postgraduate programme on entrepreneurship and enterprise development. He has published and attended a number of conferences internationally in this field.

Dr Visser can be contacted at the following address:

Department of Economics and Management Studies

University of the Western Cape

Bag X17

BELLVILLE 7535

South Africa

Telephone:

+27-21-959-2620

Fax:

+27-21-403-7281

e-mail:

kvisser@uwc.ac.za