Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 214

Table of Content: July-September 2021; 13(3)

August 2021

Soft skills in developing economies: An African view on the hidden linkage between indigenous knowledge and business perspectives

Although, the soft skills theme has been covered from many angles, there remains a scarcity of research on the linkage between indigenous knowledge and advances of business in developing countries. In addition,   there is a gap between the theoretical approaches to the soft skills theme and the practical realities that ask not only which capabilities job seekers need to have but also where to acquire them....

Author(s): Helen Akolgo-Azupogo, Arthur Rubens and Roland Bardy

September 2021

Women in nonfarm rural employment: implications on the social and economic empowerment of rural women in Uganda

Nonfarm employment is an increasing form of employment in rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is partly because many of the workers in developing countries especially in Sub-Saharan Africa are self-employed workers.  Most women in Uganda do not own land since customary land ownership system deprives women of owning land. This has pushed women to nonfarm employment in urban areas, semi-rural, and rural areas....

Author(s): Esther Kantono, Kuluthum Nakalema and Elizabeth Namujogo