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Dr Adebisi Adewole – who taught business at the College a number of years ago is an expert in African economics – returned to Southwark College to launch his first book on 1 March.

Dr Adewole’s book, ‘Logistics and Global Value Chains in Africa’, will be unveiled at a special event which will welcome business leaders and academics as well as staff and students from the College who are interested in this field.

Now a lecturer at the University of West of Scotland, Dr Adewole has become a leading authority on the way economies work in Africa, with expertise in procurement, logistics and supply chain management, ethical business and corporate social responsibility. 

He completed his PhD doctoral research at the University of the Arts London in Supply Chain Relationships in the 2003, after which he moved to London Metropolitan University as Senior Lecturer (Associate professor) where he taught for twelve years before he progressed to the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in 2014. He is on record as the first African PhD scholar in Supply Chains Management.
He is currently the Deputy Director for Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development (CAREED) at his current University. Professor Adewole has published widely in his field and contributed at many international conferences.

His new book provides a comprehensive explanation of the relevance of logistics and global value chain (GVC) to trade on the African continent, and aims to help define an approach that will bring about much-needed fair and competitive trade deals for Africa.

The book launch will took place on 1 March at Southwark College, and was organised by the UK Africa Professional Educators’ Seminar, an organisation which supports teacher development in Africa. 

You can buy the book from Amazon or Palgrave  



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