Cornhusker Economics

Human Capital Challenges Faced by Foreign Agribusinesses: Comparison of Ghana and South Africa

Given Nebraska's strong interest in agricultural exports and opportunities for foreign direct investments, understanding the human capital challenges which U.S. agribusinesses face while operating in foreign markets is one of the determinants of success. The growing demand for food and biofuel motivates foreign investors to explore agricultural investment opportunities on the African continent. According to the 2014 World Bank report on the ease of doing business, South Africa and Ghana were ranked as the 3rd and the 5th most attractive countries for doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa.   Read More»