Senia Nhamo

Senia Nhamo
University of South Africa | unisa · Department of Economics

PhD in Economics

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Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) focuses on ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy by 2030. This chapter uses twin indicators for trend analysis and to compute a baseline composite index. The indicators are (1) the proportion of population with primary reliance on clean fuels and technology and (2) th...
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Official development assistance (ODA) in Africa remains a contested subject, and Africa worries about the conditionalities and dwindling ODA inflows. This has led to increased attention on domestic resource mobilisation to complement ODA. This chapter attempts to follow trends in the volume of ODA for scholarships and to establish a baseline compos...
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At the epicentre of Industry 4.0 is Information Communication and Technology (ICT) and across the 17 Sustainable Development (SDGs) are indicators focusing on ICT. In addition, SDG 9 focuses on promoting sustainable industrialisation and fostering innovation. This paper samples 212 countries and regions, drawing up a 2015 baseline composite index u...
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Water–Sanitation–Hygiene (WASH) remains vital for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, yet many countries have not localised the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 6, which focuses on ensuring the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Even in leading African economies such as South Afri...
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Drawing mostly from publicly available data and information, we analyse how gender and geographical balance play out in the United Nations (UN) bodies, with a focus on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) structures and related activities. Unlike other UN bodies, the IPCC set-up is unique in that it is organised around volunteer exp...
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This paper provides an audit of how the needs of women are addressed in new global sustainable development policy agendas. The policy agendas audited include the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (AfSD), the Paris Agreement and the Sendai Framework. An auditing matrix of 21 indicators was developed through a critical discourse analysis. Among...
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What gets measured gets done! This saying implies that without quantifying what needs to be done, doing it may not be possible. This term is relevant to how African countries will implement the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, particularly in tracking progress on SDG 5 on gender equality and the empowerment of women...
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The GGKP (Green Growth Knowledge Platform) (2013) provides a useful overview as to why indicators are inevitable for green growth to inform policy agenda. From the GGKP's perspective, indicators: Are needed to focus attention and provide benchmarks against which to measure the adequacy of policy responses. … For demand-based measures (such as carbo...
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This article analyses the 2015 Paris Agreement of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, with a focus on mitigation. The history of climate negotiations and the mitigation agenda shows the divide between developed and developing countries, with the latter insisting that the former, having caused the problem, need to do more to reduce carbon...
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Climate policy documents are more interesting for what they leave out than what they contain. Using the COP21 negotiating texts, this article analyses the Paris Agreement to determine the good, the bad and the ugly of this ‘landmark’ document regarding loss and damage (L&D), adaptation and finance. The article establishes that among the good is tha...
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As of August 2013 there were 506 organizations, mainly business schools and universities that had signed the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). From South Africa, eight universities were signatories. At the center of PRME are issues pertaining to corporate responsibility, sustainable development and sustainability...
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The Millennium Summit held in New York in September 2000 outlined the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The first of these involves the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, setting two targets: halving by 2015 the percentage of the world's populace in 1990 with income less than US-$1 a day (i.e., cutting this percentage from 27.9 to 14%);...

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