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Food, Carvings and Shelter: The Adoption and Appropriation of Information and Communication Technologies in Tanzanian Micro and Small Enterprises
(The University of Edinburgh: College of Humanities and Social Sciences: School of Social and Political Studies, 2005-07)
African countries have recently experienced an extraordinary and largely unanticipated boom in the uptake of mobile phones, and increasing rates of access to the internet. This thesis investigates how and why these ...
Zambia's food system: multiple sites of power and intersecting governances
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010-11-26)
This thesis contributes to research on agrifood systems in Africa. The research agenda is especially relevant in the context of revived developmental interest in agrifood sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. Existing scholarship ...
Retreat of the state and the market: liberalisation and education expansion in Sudan under the NCP
(The University of Edinburgh, 2012-06-29)
This thesis is an analysis of two concurrent processes - the liberalisation of the economy and the expansion of the tertiary education system - by the National Islamic Front (NIF)/National Congress Party (NCP) in Khartoum, ...