Africa & Development
Interview
January 4, 2021

The economic and social situation of Cabo Delgado

Pedro Vicente, scientific director of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, spoke to RDP Africa about the economic and social situation of Cabo Delgado, in Mozambique. He explained how the Knowledge Center has been studying ways of preventing conflict, in the context of the violent attacks carried out by groups that defend religious extremism in that region.

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Pedro Vicente

Pedro Vicente

Scientific Director of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

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Africa & Development
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SDG
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NOVAFRICA Sustainable Development Talks

These series of audio talks about development in Africa bring together experts from a wide range of institutions. Alex Armand, resident member of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center and Assistant Professor.

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Is mobile money changing the rural landscape? Evidence from Mozambique

The introduction of mobile money promoted migration out of rural areas by easing long-distance transfers and increasing resilience. Professors Cátia Batista and Pedro Vicente, Founders and Scientific Directors of Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center, recently reflected on mobile money as an opportunity for financial inclusion.

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Africa & Development
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Essays in development economics and gender

Women’s empowerment and economic development are closely interrelated. In her PhD thesis, Ana Garcia Hernandez uses data from field and lab-in-the-field experiments in Uganda and Zambia to explore the effects of women's empowerment on education and political outcomes .

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