The Official Development Assistance Effectiveness

In 2015, the Millennium Development Goals will end, and from today’s perspective it does not seem that all the targets that have been set will be achieved! This motivates the questions and discussions about how the post-2015 development goals should be set, what development issues they should include, and how effective official development assistance (ODA)... Read More

Erik Charas Presents NOVAFRICA Seminar

On February 28th, 2013, Erik Charas gave a talk in the INOVA – NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Invited by NOVAFRICA, Erik Charas visited Lisbon to participate in one of the seminars organized by the Centre. His lecture was entitled “Social Entrepreneurship in Mozambique”. Erik Charas is a Mozambican social entrepreneur and founder of the newspaper @Verdade,... Read More

Investing in Education in Africa

In a previous article, I wrote about the launch conference of the NOVAFRICA center held at the beginning of September and attended by the Dean and Deputy Dean of the Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Agostinho Neto (FECUAN) from Luanda, professors Fausto Carvalho Simões and João Ferreira. The purpose of this meeting was to promote... Read More

Roger Myerson Shares His Views on the Crisis and the Eurozone

Roger Myerson, Professor of Economics of the University of Chicago and Nobel Prize in Economics in 2007 visited Nova School of Business and Economics for the First NOVAFRICA Conference, “Economic Development in Africa”, where he delivered a keynote speech. Professor Myerson also talked with Portuguese media and shared his views on the crisis and the... Read More

Nova SBE and Universidade Agostinho Neto Sign Protocol

The Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE) and the Faculdade de Economia of the Universidade Agostinho Neto (FECUAN) signed protocol that institutes the Program Fellow@NovaSBE. The agreement was signed during the opening ceremony of the First NOVAFRICA Conference “Economic Development In Africa” held at NOVA on 7 and 8 September which brought to... Read More

Improve Public Services with the Support of the People

The improvement of education services and health in Africa is central to economic development of the continent. Since they are public goods, the state has been and will be absolutely central to these efforts. The development support by international donors has allowed the creation and expansion of schools and medical centers all over the African... Read More

The city of Luanda

The beautiful city of Luanda is one of the great cities of Africa. In the capital of Angola live more than four million people, mostly young people full of potential. In this context, it becomes crucial to consider how best to organize the city and to realize the potential that it holds. The exponential growth... Read More