YOKOHAMA CITY UNIVERSITY

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CodeDEV291
Course NameSupplemental Seminar for "Global Cooperation"
InstructorAbel Atiti
Credits2
TermTerm1
MajorMajor Subjects
Course goalsThis course examines development and globalization issues in Africa from various perspectives. Through interactive workshops, the participants will discuss these issues and relate them to the Japanese development experience.
Course outlineEconomic development, Globalization, urban and rural development, ODA to Africa, Foreign Aid to Africa, Case studies of ODA to Africa, Social development
Evaluation Scale and PoliciesWorkshop presentation and group reports
Prerequisites
Texts, materials, and suppliesDiverse kinds of reading materials will be distributed including UNU textbooks.
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RemarkPart-time Lecturer
Course Schedule/Plan12 April: Introduction
19 April: Drivers of economic development in Africa
26 April: Economic development: Interactive workshop
10 May: Globalization and trade in Africa
17 May: Effects of globalization on economy: workshop
24 May: Urban development and challenges: case studies
31 May: Discussion on urbanization
7 June: Rural development in Africa: case studies
14 June: Rural development: workshop and discussion
21 June: ODA to Africa
28 June: ODA to Africa: workshop on case studies
5 July: Links to Poverty and foreign aid
12 July: Causes of poverty in Africa: workshop
19 July: Social and cultural Development
26 July: Wrap-up Session
 

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