Boards & Governance in Africa - Background information

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KIT Dossier Boards & Governance in Africa - Background information

Last update: Thursday 10 November 2011

Many sub-Saharan countries have shown stable growth in recent years and the risk from investing is considered as being similar to that of other emerging markets.

Management skills, sound corporate governance and efficient boards are key requirements for reducing (the perception of) risks and attracting much-needed investment capital for medium-sized companies in the region.

The Governance University and the Royal Tropical Institute aim to contribute to the need for qualified board members in sub-Saharan companies through a programme on Boards and Governance in Africa.

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About this Dossier

This Dossier provides background information and selected resources on corporate governance and boards as well asĀ further information on the programme.


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