Background & Justification. The global financial crisis of 2008 is no doubt the worst of its kind since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The crisis has led to a liquidity problem which transformed into a global economic recession. This has generated varying reactions across the globe particularly in terms of its implications for National and regional economies but more importantly the need to have sound, safest and more robust financial system that would adequately fund Development in general and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in particular. Therefore, the need to provide a platform for an international discourse on the core issues of funding development in time of global financial crisis is highly imperative. Consequently, the Faculty of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria is organizing' an International Conference for Stakeholders, the academia and policy makers with the theme: "The Global Financial Crisis and Africa's Quest for Development" - The Objectives of the Conference ,1. To provide a platform for African academics, researchers, non-African researchers, as well as practitioners and policy makers to discuss on current global financial crisis and its implications "for Africa's quest for development;
2. To galvanize ideas, map out possible strategies and best approaches that would facilitate Africa's development in the wake of the crisis and indeed other regions of the world with development challenges.
3. To afford academics in the Nigeria's Higher Education Institutions (HEls) the opportunity to interact with academics from other parts of the world and learn from other participants some of the best practices in modern researches in HEls.
Expected Outcomes from the Conference: It is expected that by the end of the conference the following would have been achieved:
Promotion of greater stakeholders' participation in the attainment of MDGs in Africa
Provision of platform for forging of new partnerships between academia and policy makers in Africa's development initiatives
(iii) Development of new and more effective ways of enhancing financial discipline and accountability in designing, developing and sustaining development programmes in Africa.
Building a consensus around a coordinated approach to planning, financing and implementing development programmes in Africa.
Development of a blueprint or road-map to Africa's development.
-The Global Financial Meltdown: Implications and Lessons for African Economies- The Global Financial Crisis and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)- Management of the Global Financial Meltdown: A Real Test for Deregulation and Liberalization as Viable Economic Options - Public Expenditure Management in the context of Financial Crisis Public Sector Reforms and .Effective Service Delivery for National Development- Quality and Standard of Education and Capacity Building for National Development- The Global Financial Crisis and Financial System Strategy (FSS) 2020- Regulation or Deregulation: The Global economy on the horns of a dilemma- Challenges of Detection and Prevention of Financial Crimes in Africa- The Economics and Politics of Development in Africa- Capital Market and Business Development in Africa: The Case of the Real Sector of the Economy- Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Infrastructural Development- The Global Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance- The Global Financial Crisis and Developing a Global Partnership for Development- The Global Financial Crisis and Eradication of Poverty and Hunger in Africa through Wealth Creation: A Myth or Reality- African Regional Bodies and Economic Integration for Development- The Global Financial Crisis and Vision 202020- The Global Financial Crisis: Gender and Development Issues- Challenges of the Accounting Profession in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis- Implications of the Global Financial Crisis on National Food Security.
Authors are freeˇ to frame the topics of their presentation as they deem fit provided such are within the ambit of the theme and sub themes of this conference.
Guidelines & Format for Submission of Papers Structure: Abstract, Introduction, Statement of the problem, Objectives, Review of Related Literature, Methodology, Result & Discussion, Conclusion &Recommendations Pagination Range: 10-15 Pages Double Line Spacing including tables and references. Font& Font Size: Times New Roman, 12 Reference Style: Harvard (APA) Language of Proceedings: English and French.
The title page should contain the title of the article, names, qualifications, status and affiliation of the author(s)' All Papers should be sent electronically 'Through this e-mail:email@example.com Deadline for Submission of Abstract:
31tst May, 2010
Deadline for Submission of Papers:
30th June, 2010
All manuscripts received will be reviewed by at least two anonymous assessors to ensure standard, accuracy and relevance. Based on the recommendation of the assessors, a manuscript may be required to be reviewed by the author before final acceptance and subsequent presentation at the conference.
Registration The conference registration fee per participant is USD ($) 150 (International Participants), N10,000 (Local Participants) to cover attendance at opening event, conference, plenary sessions, tea break, lunch, conference bags and materials as well as conference proceedings for those who presented papers.
Date: Tuesday 20th -Thursday 22nd July, 2010. Venue: Conference Hall, Kongo Conference Hotel, Zaria. Ahmadu Bello University,
Zaria Nigeria. Contacts +234-8037005937 and 08036001532
The Conference Coordinator, Dr. Sani Abdullahi, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, ZARIA-NIGERIA-
+234-8037005937 and +234-8036001532 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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