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- Blessing Chiripanhura and Mogos Teweldemedhin

This paper analyses the structure of Namibia’s fishery sector, which consists of both marine-based fisheries and aquaculture. The study examines the sectors’ governance structure and the evolution of fishery stocks and assesses the...

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This paper assesses the effects of an artificial insemination program implemented in Senegal’s cow sector from 2008 to 2011. The program aimed to boost cow production in order to increase the sector’s supply of raw milk, processed...

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This article uses an instrumental variables method to evaluate the impact of the use of health services on the productivity of rural households’ farming labor in Burkina Faso. The distance from a household’s homestead to the Health...

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In a consistent effort to raise productivity and unlock the economic and social potential of the agricultural sector, the Senegalese government has implemented heavy subsidy programs, some of which target the use of inputs. This paper assesses...

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Two nonexclusive hypotheses have been put forward to explain why exporters enjoy higher productivity than do non-exporters: self-selection and learning-by-exporting. In the case of a small economy such as Ghana’s, we suspect that self-...

- Sami Bensassi, Joachim Jarreau, Cristina Mitaritonna

This paper studies the impact of trade restrictions and illegal trade on price disparities within Nigeria, where a long list of import prohibitions on various consumer goods have raised the price of the consumption basket. Large-scale illegal...

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There are differentials in the conclusion of scholars as to what undermines Africa’s export flows to the European Union (EU) and United State of America (USA). While the impact of tariffs has been reduced due to the unilateral preferential...

- Sami Bensassi, Joachim Jarreau, Cristina Mitaritonna

Few studies give a systematic account of the bribes paid by smugglers to different groups of state actors. Nonetheless, smuggling is a very pervasive phenomenon in West Africa which could impact state revenues, trade routes, consumption patterns...

- Richard Mulwa and Jane Mariara

The African continent is endowed with rich natural resources, including minerals and fossil fuels. Production and exports in Africa's resource-rich economies are highly concentrated in natural resource-based products, but these economies show...

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Despite a number of studies around the world focusing on the role of remittances in households’ livelihood, this topic has not been well documented in Nigeria. To fill this gap, this study examines the influence of remittances on self-...