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COVID-19 and its Impact on Trade and Transport Sectors in Tanzania - Working Paper

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the countries around the East African region in different ways with its impact varying across the countries. Also, each country has adopted its approach to dealing with this health crisis, even though they share common …

Impact of COVID-19 Measures on Kenya’s Health System - Working Paper

The objective of this study is to analyse the impact of COVID-19 measures on the health sector. We have investigated the level of preparedness of Kenya’s health system for COVID-19 pandemic using selected indicators of preparedness, analyzed the lev…

Impact of COVID-19 Measures on Kenya’s Education Sector - Working Paper

The measures taken to combat COVID-19 pandemic were sudden and unexpected. The long closure of schools, though intended to combat COVID-19, may have led to unintended consequences on the education sector. This study analyses the impact of COVID-19 m…

Analysis of the Effects of COVID-19 on the Trade, Transport and Health Sectors of Burundi

The pandemic has enormous economic and social consequences. The extent of these consequences in each country is related to its epidemiological situation (number of confirmed cases in relation to the total population), its initial economic situation,…

East African Community Regional Trade Policy Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis - Working Paper

When the world reopens for business, the EAC needs to be ready to speedily bounce back and effectively re-engage in the global value chains and trade informed by lessons from the exogenous shock. The EAC needs to view this moment as reset time with …

COVID-19 Implications on Private Investment and Markets in East Africa: A Rapid Assessment

The COVID-19 pandemic coupled with government measures to contain it, has affected many economies and exposed the level of economic vulnerabilities across countries. This study uses macro- and firm-level data to examine the implications of COVID-19 …

Brain Drain and External Imbalances in Sub-Saharan Africa - Research Paper

The persistent nature of external deficits in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is a major concern. This paper examines the extent to which migration from SSA to OECD countries affects the dynamics of external balances in SSA countries. Based on panel regres…

Adoption of Innovations and Productivity of Enterprises in French-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa: Case of Cameroon, Senegal and Ivory Coast - Research Paper

The productivity of firms is the result of many factors, including their ability to innovate. For most authors, innovation can be diversified into product, process, organization and marketing innovation. The objective of this work is to highlight th…

Adoption of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Industrial Firms in Cameroon

The ICT revolution is already a reality for firms in developed countries and in many developing ones, especially that there is now solid evidence of how it has improved productivity and growth. But at the same time, the ICT penetration rate is still…

Addressing the Challenges of Sustainable Electrification in Africa through Comprehensive Impact Evaluations

Access to electricity leads to overall economic growth through improved agricultural and firm productivity, public service delivery, and enhanced household investment in human capital, net income, and general quality of life. Yet more than 540 milli…

Climate Variability and Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Mitigating the Effects on Economic Growth

This study sought to analyze the interactions between climate variability, urbanization, and economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Specifically, it analyzed the extent to which climate variability could maintain the interaction between economic gro…

Technology as an Enabler for Addressing the COVID-19 Challenges in the East African Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost hundreds of thousands of lives and damaged economies worldwide. COVID-19 control measures such as social distancing, curfews and lockdowns restricted non-essential physical human interactions, thus impaired production,…

COVID-19 and its Impact on Trade and Transport Sectors in Tanzania

Towards the end of 2019, Chinese authorities announced the outbreak of mystery pneumonia cases in one of its biggest cities, Wuhan. Initially, the disease was referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and later it was named Corona Virus Dise…

COVID-19 Implications on Private Investment and Markets in East Africa

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which started in China at the end of 2019, has spread across the world at an increasing rate. The disease gained recognition in the rest of the World in March 2020 and no continent has escaped the virus. As of 30th Ma…

Status and Dynamics of Gender Mainstreaming in East Africa Community COVID-19 Social and Economic Response Policies, Strategies and Interventions

The COVID-19 outbreak of 2020 wreaked havoc on the global economy, trade and many social aspects. Africa has not been immune. According to a report by Deloitte (2020), losses to the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are approximated at US$ 9 trill…

Macro-Economic Effects of COVID-19 on the EAC Economies

There is no doubt that COVID-19 induced headwinds have rattled the EAC Partner States, the effects of which are: sluggish economic growth; weak private sector credit growth in spite of record low lending rates; weakened external sector and weakened …

Impact of COVID-19 on Trade, Peace and Health System in South Sudan

South Sudan is emerging from devastating conflict that has left thousands dead and millions displaced. The 2018 peace agreement implementation remains elusive as instability persist in some parts of the country. The onset of COVID-19 pandemic exacer…

Impact of COVID-19 Measures on Kenya’s Health System

Health is a very important component of human capital development for any country since healthy workers can be more productive and more efficient and at full potential without frequent absenteeism. The first Kenyan COVID-19 case was reported on 12th…

Impact of Covid-19 Measures on Kenya’s Education Sector

Education is an important ingredient for human capital development. It trains manpower for all institutions whether private or public. Learning institutions comprise not only academic institutions but also training institutions such as those for tea…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture and Food Security in the East African Community Region

COVID-19 has proved, just within a year of its advent, that it is a pandemic and a menace with far-reaching impacts on agriculture and food security situation in the East African Community (EAC) region, necessitating applying all available means to …

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