Finalizing a PhD study is perhaps one of the greatest achievements in an academic career. Commander Daniel Gebreegziabher reached that milestone when he successfully defended his PhD dissertation last week.
The summit concluded with more than 800 international experts from academia, business, civil society, and government calling upon the 20 largest industrialized and emerging countries (G20) to foster inclusive societies and sustainable growth.
On 23 May 2017, IPSS hosted a lecture titled ‘China in Africa: Understanding the Natural Resource Dynamic’, delivered by Professor Ian Taylor, Professor in International Relations and African Political Economy at the University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom.
It was noted that lack of proper management systems at national, regional and continental levels to govern these resources has pushed states to excessively rely on resource rents. This, in turn, has hindered the continent’s ability to structurally transform its natural resource sector and diversify its rent sources.