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Financial diversification and income generation at African universities

Robert D. D. Blair

Financial diversification and income generation at African universities

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Universities and colleges -- Africa -- Finance.,
    • Universities and colleges -- Africa -- Business management.,
    • University investments -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert D.D. Blair.
      SeriesAFTED technical note ;, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2342.2.A35 B57 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1448959M
      LC Control Number93100035

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Financial diversification and income generation at African universities by Robert D. D. Blair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Generation by universities. This important to help universities in Africa (and elsewhere) ensuretheir financial sustainability.

My book presents a wide range of strategies that universities may employ for improving their financial sustainability in times of huge demands from students and other stakeholders in higher education. Financing of higher education in Africa: A case of Ethiopia public universities revenue diversification strategies 15 Introduction Ethiopia has 21 public universities, with over 90% having being established in the last 7 years.

The country experienced abrupt. Revenue diversification is a broad concept related to any form of additional revenue generation; it includes cost-recovery of traditionally supplied services, but also encompasses all forms of income generation from newer, non-traditional activities (Albrecht & Ziderman, ).Author: Kibrom Mengistu Feleke.

Diversification But, he said, African universities could save themselves the nightmares that come with inadequate funds by coming up with strategies for income generation which seek to diversify their income through grants and contracts, alumni contributions, and.

Notwithstanding, the empirical evidence on the impact of income diversification on banks’ profitability in Africa banking markets appears inadequate. The study employs a panel data of banks and well-functioning internationally active banks with various specializations headquartered in 50 African countries spanning from to Author: Isaac Boadi.

Proportion of African Students Enrolled in Private Institutions, 35 Countries, (or Closest Year) 75 Distribution of Aid to Higher Education, by Region, –06 Average (Commitments) 95 Aid to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, by Level of Education, –06 Average 96 Total Aid to Africa for Higher Education, Commitments.

Thus, revenue diversification has become one of the proposed solutions to the growing government austerity and the need to supplement public funding with private financial resources, as well as with competitive public ones.

It has been defined as generation of income. income diversification in the Ghanaian banking sector by analyzing the relationship between non-interest income and profitsof banks from the year to and also considers the risk associated with bank income diversification.

The study found that interest income remains the highest contributor to bank profits in Ghana. This paper investigates whether the diversity of activities conducted by financial institutions influences their market valuations.

We find that there is a diversification discount: The market values of financial conglomerates that engage in multiple activities, e.g., lending and non-lending financial services, are lower than if those financial conglomerates were broken into financial. How to Build Different Streams of Income.

Simply put, more income streams equals more security. It’s hard to rely on a job for your entire livelihood with layoffs and pay cuts always right. Private higher education is experiencing spectacular growth in Africa. Cost-sharing programs are being implemented in many universities, accompanied by student loans and financial aid for low-income.

Financial stringency has been an increasing concern in the higher education sector, especially in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

As a result, public higher education institutions have been under increasing pressure to diversify their funding sources through tuition. In financial services, a niche market of retirement income planning has started to take hold. But there’s no consensus regarding the best or most efficient way to generate retirement income.

Diversification is also an important driver of bank performance (Hamdi et al., ;Nisar et al., ) as the non-interest income has become an integral part of bank gross income subsequent to. Income-diversification in banking sector of Pakistan: a ‘Blessing’ or ‘Curse’.

Aisha Ismail1, Rahila Hanif2, Sadaf Choudhary3 and Nisar Ahmad4 _____ Abstract Changing trends in economy and customers’ expectations are directing banks to search the new ways of income generation. Banks are now moving towards diversification of their. Asset, activity, and income diversification among African agriculturalists: Some practical issues (SSRN Scholarly Paper No.

ID ). University of Wisconsin-Madison Land T enure Center: USAID BASIS. 6 AFRICAN AMERICAN FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE Progress “ the african american financial experience today Growing Economic Power The African American community is a growing economic force fueled by an increasingly powerful middle class.

Thirty-nine percent of African Americans surveyed have annual household income of $75, or more – including. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Africa in Focus Figures of the Week: Higher education enrollment grows in sub-Saharan Africa along with disparities in enrollment by income Dhruv Gandhi Wednesday, Janu funding for universities, including increased funding for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

Also strengthening the funding debate is the fact that the South African higher education system is differentiated. This means that some institutions are recognised as having a. This article comes from the spring edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly and was first published online Ap It discusses the value proposition of nonprofit revenue diversification, which is a timely topic for many nonprofits as they struggle through the present and future budget impacts of the pandemic and related forces.

Food Diversification and Income Generation: The Role of a Crop Utilization Specialist 1. Food Diversification and Income Generation: The Role of a Crop Utilization SpecialistPresented at the Contract Review Seminar, 29 June below the poverty line.

Having alternatives for income generation can make the difference between minimally viable livelihoods and destitution. However, diversification does not have an equalising effect on rural incomes overall. Better-off families are typically able to diversify in more favourable labour markets than poor rural families.

Africa University, in its bid to make higher education accessible to youths in Africa, and being aware of the low income status of the average African family, offers funding to deserving students to assist with payment of their University fees.

The University’s Financial Aid Committee is. The economy of Africa consists of the trade, industry, agriculture, and human resources of the ofapproximately billion people were living in 54 countries in Africa.

Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa in particular, are. migration (often in itself a part of livelihood diversification) and agricultural intensification.

Migration forms a central component of livelihood diversification. In Ethiopia, Bangladesh and Mali, for example, migration is widespread and in all three cases it is linked to income generation.

on impact of income source diversification on banks financial performance differs greatly. It worsens risk-return trade-off in USA while it increases risk-return trade-off in Europeans banks.

Stiroh (), De Young and Rice (), Stiroh and Rumble () indicate a worse risk-return trade-off for U.S.A. The Department of Higher Education and Training says that South African universities are under financial stress.

Student debt before provision for doubtful debt was percent of income. The report showed that there was a correlation between income diversification and financial sustainability was based on strategies to diversify income. “The study concludes that PTIs’ financial sustainability is based on strategies to diversify incomes during the COVID era.

The Impact of Revenue Diversification on the Financial and Educational Outcomes of Private Colleges and Universities during the Great Recession by James C. Webb A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Higher Education) in the University of Michigan Doctoral Committee.

Place, Frank, "Land Tenure and Agricultural Productivity in Africa: A Comparative Analysis of the Economics Literature and Recent Policy Strategies and Reforms," World Development, Elsevier, vol.

37(8), pageslle, Anne-Sophie & Gaspart, Frederic & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, "Land tenure security and investment incentives: puzzling evidence from Burkina Faso. This article studied the livelihood strategies and diversification among the poor in South Africa using two data sets, namely the Statistics South Africa General Household Survey (GHS) and the Programme to Support Pro-poor Policy Development (PSPPD II)-University of Fort Hare (UFH) Economics survey.

As Nigeria marks its 57th Independence anniversary, a fundamental problem with the country, which continues to confront successive governments, is the failure to diversify the economy. income countries, financial market depth and institutional development are also still much lower than in other regions.

The region has led the world in innovative financial services based on mobile telephony. enhanced food security, and income generation via a valuable small-scale enterprise option. There is such a diversity of fermentable substrate available year round, that the activity can provide a regular income.

Although harvesting or substrate may be seasonal, fermentation itself is largely independent of weather, and by. First-generation college students often deal with financial stress and the pressure of family expectations. By Josh Moody, Reporter By Josh Moody.

This year, 12 of 45 countries in sub Saharan Africa - home to about million people - are expected to see negative per capita income growth. So there is work to do - especially when it comes to. stabilize operating income if income streams are negatively or imperfectly correlated.

Financial performance of an organisation is of utmost importance in determining its success. The objective of this study was to establish the effects of revenue diversification into non-interest income on financial performance of commercial banks in Kenya.

The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book.

Moreover, it outlines the theoretical basis for the book departing from theoretical perspectives on pro-poor agricultural growth, gender-based differences in agricultural productivity, linkages to the non-farm sector, and.

Rural household income diversification seems in line with Africa’s level of development. In all countries, African and non-African, wealthier households show greater reliance on nonfarm sources of income. State University of New York at Buffalo income African-Americans (those with family incomes above $80,) had financial litera-cy scores that were percent of Whites.

In contrast, the lowest income African Americans had financial literacy scores that were 87 percent that of Whites in the same income. Diversification is a risk management strategy that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. A diversified portfolio contains a mix of distinct asset types and investment vehicles in.Calls for economic diversification have gone on for decades in African countries.

However, only some have matched their words with actions. Africa’s performance on diversification has been poor because it requires a strong political will to implement, says Gaimin Nonyane, head of economic research at Ecobank, the pan-African lender.