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Impact of COVID-19 on Transport and Logistics Sector in East Africa

The beginning of the year 2020 witnessed an unprecedented global health crisis caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Outbreaks of the respiratory illness were first reported in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China (WHO, 2020a). The outbr…

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

COVID-19 is a highly contagious and deadly disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus which is transmitted through respiratory droplets containing the virus. Governments around the world, including the East African Community (EAC), put in place public h…

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

COVID-19 has had serious implications globally for social, economic areas and public health. Equally, the pandemic has proved quite challenging to many countries in East Africa. Recognizing that swift and decisive responses to the pandemic are neede…

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

This paper undertook an exploratory study of the effects of COVID-19 on the economies of the East African Community (EAC) Partner States, and the respective policy choices undertaken by each Partner State. The rationale of the study was to identify …

Impact Assessment of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the EAC and Post Recovery Strategy for the Sector - Working Paper

Tourism is one of the largest foreign exchange earners and fastest-growing sectors in the East African Community (EAC). According to the EAC Secretariat, tourist arrivals in the EAC region increased from 3.5 million persons in 2006 to about 7 millio…

Impact of COVID-19 on Light Manufacturing in the East African Community

The study assessed the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on light manufacturing within the EAC Partner States. At the EAC regional level, interventions to industrialize the region are in place and the role of manufacturing in terms of its share to GDP is …

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

South Sudan is experiencing exponential rise in COVID-19 cases. The country is already struggling with the negative shock of the pandemic coupled with the climate shock, economic decline, political transition and crash in global oil prices that has …

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 …

The Impact of Land Conflict on Land Productivity: Evidence from Liberia - Research Paper

This paper examines both the correlates of land conflict and the effects of this conflict on crop yields, farmers’ investments in permanent trees and crops. The productivity effects of land conflict are estimated at the town-level, taking into accou…

Bank Competition and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Ghana - Research Paper

This paper investigates how banking sector competition, measured from the consumer’s perspective as well as from financial intermediary pricing behaviour, affects financial inclusion in a developing country like Ghana. Financial inclusion in Ghana h…

Land Ownership Inequality and Inequality in Education Attainment in Kenya

Unequal asset ownership accompanies other socioeconomic inequalities so that the disparity in physical possessions, particularly land, is worth a rigorous analysis. The case in point is the inverse relationship that has been reported across countrie…

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…

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