Africa & Development
Interview
December 22, 2020

NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks

This series of audio conversations on the theme of development in Africa brings together specialists from a wide range of institutions. Alex Armand, resident member of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center and Assistant Professor at Nova SBE is the coordinator of this Podcast.

The NOVAFRICA Student Group is a group of students from Nova SBE that promotes and supports NOVAFRICA activities and projects in Portugal and in Africa. Together, they also take over in its monthly special podcast.

Through interviews, panel discussions, and presentations, we share information about real experiences working in research and development economics.

Listen to our channel: https://soundcloud.com/user-942134815

Interested in getting involved? Send us a message at roletoplay@novasbe.pt

Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center operates since 2011. It is producing applied research on sub-Saharan Africa, where it has collaborated with a number of public authorities, private companies, and local organizations.

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Africa & Development
Project
SDG
10

Information Gaps and Irregular Migration to Europe

60% of young people in Gambia prefer to risk their lives and come to Europe even though they know that 1 in 2 dies during the crossing. A risk leveraged by the very high expectations they have for Europe.These are some of the conclusions of a Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center’s research project.

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Africa & Development
Research insight
SDG
9

Promoting Migrant Remittances using Mobile Money: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Answering broad questions regarding the determinants and consequences of migrant remittances is the goal of this research project of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

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Africa & Development
Interview
SDG
1
10
17

Fleeing migrants. "These people are desperate"

Cátia Batista, scientific director of the Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, calls for policies to welcome and integrate migrants.

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