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Annual Report 2016

Since its creation in 2011, the NOVAFRICA center has produced substantial output in the field of business and economic development in African countries. Specifically, we have been undertaking a range of applied research projects in which the interaction with governmental and non‐governmental institutions has been of key importance. Our geographical focus of attention has mainly,... Read More

NOVAFRICA Program: First MDI in Portuguese

NOVAFRICA organized the first Management Development Institute (MDI) in Portuguese, which occurred from 03 to 09 December 2017 in Maputo, Mozambique. The MDI is a one-week intensive training designed to enhance the leadership, management and governance skills of program managers and leaders of sub-Saharan organisations, governmental and nongovernmental, which are devoted to delivering health care... Read More

NOVAFRICA Conference
“The EU-Africa Summit and the Future of the Relations Between Portugal and Africa”

NOVAFRICA, in partnership with the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portugal-Costa do Marfim, organised a Conference on 21 November 2017. The event, which took place at Nova SBE, addressed the theme ‘EU-Africa Summit and the Future of the Relations between Portugal and Africa’. Several speakers from CCIPCM, Nova SBE, NOVAFRICA, Millennium BCP, SIC and Nuvigroup... Read More

A talk with Sara Lowes

On November 8th, 2017, Sara Lowes gave a talk in the NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Her seminar was entitled “Matrilineal Kinship and Spousal Cooperation: Evidence from the Matrilineal Belt”. After the seminar the NOVAFRICA Student Group asked her a few questions about the paper she presented and her research in general. You can see the video here. You... Read More

The Uses of Development Economics: A talk with Abhijit Banerjee

On November 7, 2017, NOVAFRICA welcomes Professor Abhijit Banerjee from MIT for a talk under the theme “The Uses of Development Economics”. This event, co-organized by NOVAFRICA, NEC, E4P and NovaSU, will be an informal conversation for those interested in development economics. Abhijit Banerjee is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of... Read More

A talk with Lucia Corno

On October 25th, 2017, Lucia Corno gave a talk in the NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Her seminar was entitled “Age of Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments”. After the seminar the NOVAFRICA Student Group asked her a few questions about the paper she presented and her research in general. You can see the... Read More

A talk with Lorenzo Casaburi

On October 18th, 2017, Lorenzo Casaburi gave a talk in the NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. His seminar was entitled “Firm and Market Response to Saving Constraints: Evidence from the Kenyan Dairy Industry”. After the seminar the NOVAFRICA Student Group asked him a few questions about the paper he presented and his research in general. You can... Read More