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Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Authors: Teferra, D.

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Virtually all countries in the world are struggling to provide the necessary resources to Higher Education. The challenges are particularly complex for economically poor countries in Africa, which have recorded massive expansion in the past decade. This book analyzes the state of funding and financing higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

About the authors

Ms. Victoria Omponye Damane, Tertiary Education Council, Botswana Dr. Patrick Molutsi, Tertiary Education Council, Botswana Moges Yigezu, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Kennedy Munyua Waweru, Mount Kenya University, Kenya Abate Sewale, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia Ibrahim Ogachi Oanda, Kenyatta University, Kenya T.K. Ronoh, Egerton University, Kenya C.K. Mumiukha, Egerton University, Kenya A.K. Sang, Egerton University, Kenya Elysette Randriamahenintsoa, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar Steven Henry Dunga, University of Malawi, Malawi Johnson Muchunguzi Ishengoma, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Mark B. Oboko, Bugema University, Uganda Jude Ssempebwa, Uganda Martyrs University, Uganda Dalton E. Ssegawa, Uganda's National Council for Higher Education Gift Masaiti, University of Zambia, Zambia Mr. John Mpofu, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe Mr Sylod Chimhenga, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe Dr. Onias Mafa, Zimbabwe Open University, Zimbabwe

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“Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa features 14 chapters of which 12 are devoted to country case studies focusing on financing policies and practices in the public higher education (HE) domain. … the book is a very useful reference for researchers, graduate students, leaders of higher education institutions, policy makers, development partners, and the donor community.” (Tesfaye Semela, Higher Education Policy, Vol. 29, 2016)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Teferra, Damtew

    Pages 1-12

  • Crisis of a Rich State: Botswana’s Dilemma in Financing Tertiary Education

    Damane, Victoria Omponye (et al.)

    Pages 13-37

  • Funding Higher Education in Ethiopia: Modalities, Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects

    Yigezu, Moges

    Pages 38-70

  • Revenue Diversification and Resource Utilisation in Ethiopian Universities

    Waweru, Kennedy Munyua (et al.)

    Pages 71-97

  • Implications of Alternative Higher Education Financing Policies on Equity and Quality: The Kenyan Experience

    Oanda, Ibrahim Ogachi

    Pages 98-129

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34578-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137345783
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34577-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46665-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 372
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