ATDF Journals

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

September 8, 2010

ATDF Journal: Architecture

  Architects and development specialists often live in different worlds and it is difficult to create a publicawareness for the development dimension of innovative architecture. This special issue of the ATDF Journal aims to change this by bringing the two worlds closer together showing a variety of innovative projects and discussing their impact on African development in Read More