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Skills Development Training Among Women Hospitality Industry Entrepreneurs in South Sudan

Desmond Brown
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Desmond Brown: University of Kentucky, United States of America

Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, 2014, issue 1-2, 173-187

Abstract: This paper examines a women’s skills development training program in basic hospitality skills that was designed and facilitated with the cooperation of a multinational donor and its partners with an objective of promoting entrepreneurship among women in post war South Sudan. A brief review of the entrepreneurship development literature from an international donor perspective is conducted along with a discussion of the entrepreneurship program as a targeted approach for empowering and sustaining women's economic situation in South Sudan. Emphasis is placed on women Small Scale Enterprises (SSE) entrepreneurs and current involvement of multinational assistance agencies to regenerate hospitality skills training in a poor country after decades of devastation civil political conflict.

Keywords: Hospitality; restaurant; women; South Sudan; Africa; small scale enterprises; skills development training; multinational (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D72 H11 J16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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