There is correlation between education and entrepreneurship – 2013 GEM report

There is correlation between education and entrepreneurship – 2013 GEM report »

27 Nov, 2013
Business

THE 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Sub-Saharan African Regional Report has shown that there is a positive correlation between education and a country’s entrepreneurship activities.   Speaking when presenting findings of the report during the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) conference held in Lusaka, GEM executive director Mike Herrington said lack of basic education was a constraint on business development as it reduces a person’s efficiency and productivity.

Rapid economic growth, a boost to Zambia’s entrepreneurship sector »

27 Nov, 2013
Business

UNIVERSITY of Zambia Development Studies lecturer says Zambia is emerging as a potential entrepreneurial society.   Dr. Francis Chigunta, who is also the Zambian coordinator for Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Consortium, says Zambia’s rapidly growing economy provided an enabling environment for the growth of entrepreneurship activities in the country.