ATDF Journals

November 23, 2017

ATDF Journal: Embeddedness and Sustainability of MNC’s

This ATDF Journal discusses embeddedness and assessing the quality and extent of «local embeddedness» as a sustainability indicator that captures the positive externalities generated by multinational companies for the local economy the local environment, and the local community and its transformation. The term ‘embeddedness’ has been shaped and re-shaped by the research of economic sociologists Read More

November 8, 2012

ATDF Journal: Technology as a tool of empowerment

This special issue of ATDF journal is dedicated to the role of technology as a faciliator of sustainable change and a tool of economic empowerment. The papers look at the general impact of innovation on industrial development in Africa and portray user-friendly new technologies that enhance the value of traditional practices, decrease transaction costs for small Read More

November 8, 2011

ATDF Journal: Food Sovereignty

The contents of this issue of the ATDF Journal: The Global Food Crisis is not going away. The price peaks of 2008 have returned in 2011, but the remedies to address the problem largely remain the same. Many countries vow to fight the problem by invoking the fashionable term ‘Food Sovereignty’. It largely refers to the Read More

March 8, 2011

ATDF Journal: Industrial Policy

The contents of this special issue of the ATDF Journal: Problems facing Local Manufacturers in the Nigerian Agro-Allied Machine Fabrication Industry – From Science and Technology to Innovation for Development – Exploring the Constraints of Rural Enterprise Development and Poverty Reduction in Ghana – A resurgence in acquisition of industrial technology in Africa? Analysis of global Read More

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