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MSMEs and Open Collaborative Innovation in Botswana

Authored by Njoku Ola Ama and Francis Nathan Okurut, this study explores the adoption, by micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Botswana, of open…

Njoko Ola Ama August 29, 2018

ICTS in Agricultural Production and Potential Deployment in Operationalising Geographical Indications in Uganda

Authored by Tesh Dagne and Chidi Oguamanam, the purpose of this study was to explore the role that agricultural information and communication technologies (ICTs)…

Tesh Dagne August 27, 2018

Better metrics, better policies for knowledge and innovation in Africa

By Nagla Rizk The Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) leads the research on metrics, laws and policies within the Open African Innovation Research…

Nagla Rizk August 15, 2018

IP Implications for Food Security in Africa

Cross-posted from U of S Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre By Uchenna Ugwu  Can you tell me a bit about yourself? I am a PhD student at the University…

Uchenna Ugwu August 10, 2018

Determinants of Innovation in Ethiopian Informal-Sector Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs)

Authored by Wondwossen Belete, this Working Paper examines the main factors affecting the process of learning and innovation in informal-sector micro and small enterprises…

Wondwossen Belete August 10, 2018

Determinants of Innovation Capability in Informal Settings: The Case of Nigeria's Clustered ICT Microenterprises

Authored by Oluseye Oladayo Jegede and Olubukola Esther Jegede, this study contributes to the growing literature on innovation capability in the informal sector…

Oluseye Jegede August 7, 2018

Firm-Level Innovation In Africa: Overcoming Limits and Constraints

Edited by Oluseye Jegede and other non-Open AIR researchers including Abiodun Egbetokun, Richmond Atta-Ankomah, , Edward Lorenz. Click Here to Purchase The literature…

Oluseye Jegede August 1, 2018