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Conference paper Conference paper Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors, and Presidents of African universities: COREVIP, 2007: the African brain drain - managing the drain: working with the diaspora: proceedings
Author:Association of African Universities
City of publisher:Accra
Publisher:Association of African Universities
Geographic terms:Africa
Subjects:brain drain
higher education
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This book contains the proceedings of the Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP) held in Tripoli, Libya, in October 2007. The topic was The African Brain Drain - Managing the Drain: Working with the Diaspora. The papers are: Africa brain drain: scope and determinants by Abdeslam Marfouk (University of Brussels); Internal brain drain and its impact on higher education institutions' capacity building and human resource development in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Tanzania by Johnson M. Ishengoma (University of Dar es Salaam); The African brain drain: using intellectual diaspora to manage the drain: what are the options? by Patrick Onsando (Moi University, Kenya); Opportunities for forging higher education partnerships with Africans in the diaspora by Diuto Esiobu (University of Florida), Mike Obiekwe (Director Atlanta Ropheka Center, Riverdale, Georgia) and Joe Akinmusuru (Managing Director, Outcomes Strategies LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan); Brain drain or brain gain: international graduate students career preferences by Mark Musumba (Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A & M University), Yanhong H. Jin (Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A & M University) and James W. Mjelde (same institution); Optimizing the African brain drain: strategies for mobilizing the intellectual diaspora towards brain-gain by Yohannes Woldetensae (freelance consultant, Addis Ababa); Brain drain in the health sector in Africa: examples from the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Nigeria by Nkechi Mbanefoh (Ebonyi State University) and Brain drain or brain gain? Global policy on scientific mobility 1990-2007: the role of universities by Danielle Logue (Said Business School, University of Oxford). [ASC Leiden abstract]