Energy Business in Gambia: An Industry Review for Theoretical and Practical Implications

Manneh, Musa and Shams, Riad (2019) Energy Business in Gambia: An Industry Review for Theoretical and Practical Implications. In: The Synergy of Business Theory and Practice. Palgrave Studies in Cross-disciplinary Business Research (2). Palgrave, Hampshire, UK, pp. 109-129. ISBN 9783030175221

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17523-8_6

Abstract

Based on the case study approach, this chapter precises the structural foundation of the Gambian energy sector to understand how the sector has become a key contributor of the Gambian economy. However, the sector encounters significant socio-economic challenges, the Gambian government’s revitalization policy has appeared instrumental to encounter the challenges. Following the recent trade and service liberalization policy, the energy sector, which has been very narrow for many years, in terms of its governance structure and contribution to the economy, is now moving positively forward with continuous investment opportunities. Private sector investment and further energy market development positively impact on the growth of the sector to help reducing the challenges of insecurity and unemployment in Gambia. The theoretical implications of this revitalization policy are discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: N100 Business studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Business and Management
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2019 15:47
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 16:04
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/40351

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