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Development policy in Africa

Development policy in Africa

public and private perspectives : proceedings of a conference for academic, government and private-sector participants on Africa"s business sector : 29-31 March 2001, Keble College, Oxford and Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

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Published by University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesCentre the Study of African Economies Working Paper
ContributionsCentre for the Study of African Economies.
The Physical Object
Pagination41p.
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18692304M

  Politics and Development in Contemporary Africa. Bähre examines the ways in which policies are sold and claims are handled, offering a detailed analysis of South Africa’s insurance sector. ISBN: , pp, January , Published for the IAI by Zed Books. AIDS in the Shadow of Biomedicine: Inside South Africa's Epidemic.   With generous support by the Open Society Foundations and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the African Development Policy Program at PERI initiated a research project aimed at filling the sizeable gaps in the existing literature to improve the understanding of the mechanisms, magnitudes and effects of capital flight from Africa.

An Online Textbook for a New Generation of African Students and Teachers. The History of African Development – published by the African Economic History Network (AEHN) – aims to draw experts in the field of African History, Economics and African Development Studies together around an open access textbook. The textbook is primarily intended for teachers/lecturers and undergraduate students.   The World Development Report on Governance and the Law focuses on questions related to the formulation and implementation of development policies and their outcomes in Africa. These concerns have usually centered on why supposedly well-crafted policies often fail to be adopted, and when they are, why they fail to achieve their desired.

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction. The Bank Group achieves this objective by: mobilizing and allocating resources for investment.   The National Development Plan (NDP) offers a long-term perspective. It defines a desired destination and identifies the role different sectors of society need to play in reaching that goal, Minister in The Presidency: National Planning Commission, Trevor Manuel, said at a media briefing on the implementation of the plan on 19 February


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This book makes the complex, and sometimes confusing debates on Africa’s economic growth experience more accessible to a wide range of readers interested in the Africa story. It is essential reading for students and researchers in African Studies, and will be of great interest to scholars in Development Studies, Political Economy, and Cited by: 5.

'This book offers an important contribution to current debates about the economic development of sub-Saharan African countries.

It covers a vast spectrum of countries with widely diverse problems and national specificities, and offers insightful analyses that will be of interest to students, scholars and policy-makers in the region.'Cited by: 5. 'This book offers an important contribution to current debates about the economic development of sub-Saharan African countries.

It covers a vast spectrum of countries with widely diverse problems and national specificities, and offers insightful analyses that will be of interest to students, scholars and policy-makers in the region.'. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Development policy in Africa.

Bonn-Bad Godesberg: Verlag Neue Gesellschaft, (OCoLC) Document Type. The author investigates the agenda for transformation in contemporary African development studies: policy studies, strategic studies, international relations and economic diplomacy.

With a focus Development policy in Africa book the capacity dimension, he proposes critical policy and action-oriented recommendations on how to overcome present and future emergencies in Africa. The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies.

It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which policies work best and why, and how they can be implemented effectively given the political and economic framework conditions of a country. The white paper for social welfare adopted by Parliament in provided a policy framework to shift social welfare from meetin g the needs of a small minority to a social development perspective.

This policy change has required the complete overhaul of the current welfare system with far-reaching implications for human and financial resources policy and legislative reform in line with the 3/5(1).

ABIDJAN, J — A new assessment of the quality of government policies and institutions that support growth and poverty reduction in Africa shows some progress for a few countries but flat or deteriorating scores for the majority, according to a new World Bank Review.

The latest Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) for Africa describes the progress made in low-income. Africa since independence, interpretations of the state and its decay, and various classifications of African political systems (Chapters ). Second, to examine political explanations of economic policy formation and change in sub-Saharan Africa in the s and s (Chapters ).

In order for Africa to achieve sustained, equitable development, the decision-making practices— especially in the public sector —should be underpinned by evidence. This requires a culture of consistent evidence use, especially in the public sector. This book outlines the findings and suggestions of the Law and Society Association’s International Research Collaborations, which focused on the African Union’s Agenda This outlined the ideal Africa aspired to by the year ‘the Africa we want’.

The authors examine socio-economic rights. Overview Aims and Scope. African Development Review is a professional journal devoted to the study and analysis of development policy in Africa.

Published four times a year for the African Development Bank, the Review emphasizes policy relevance of research findings, rather than purely theoretical and quantitative issues. The African Development Bank is a regional multilateral development. “Legislative Development in Africa” is a deeply researched book.

Opalo collected detailed data on the Kenyan and Zambian legislatures covering 50 Author: Kim Dionne. 'This provocative book goes beyond the aggregate data on economic growth in Africa to argue that industrial policy is the key to sustainable development.

By carefully analyzing national- and sectorial-level variations in industrial policies in Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda, the authors expose the problems and prospects of. Global pressures and the need for Africa to reposition --Macroeconomic policy challenges in Africa --Migration, the youth bulge and population dynamics --Infrastructure and connectivity --Food security and African development --Energy security, poverty and development policy in Africa --Climate change and environmental sustainability in Africa.

The Task Force encourages policy debate among departments to contribute to the development of more rigorous policy (Government of Canada, ) Internationally there are strong arguments for more of a project management approach to policy development where policy is designed to address specified outcomes and which is closely linked to.

This book dissects and critically examines the matrix of Africa s multifaceted problems on governance, democracy and development in an attempt to proffer enduring solutions to the continent s long-standing political and socio-economic quandaries and hitches.

Komla has written more than academic journal articles and research reports on a wide range of development related topics. He is author of Re-thinking Development in Africa: An Oral History Approach from Botoku, Rural Ghana (Langaa, ).

Watch Komla talk about his book Re-thinking Development in Africa here. 'The book concludes with an examination of how the current crisis lays bare the vulnerabilities of neoliberalism and opens up a juncture of potential change. For anybody interested in neoliberalism as a discourse of development, or the effects of neoliberalism in Africa this book is a must read.' Trevor Parfitt, Reader in International Development.

on Africa, particularly since the s, have been based on the “blind” and ruthless free market ideology and, they have all failed miserably. Unfortunately, the period during which Africans had the opportunity to initiate their own development policies was very short, lasting less than a decade from independence (between and ).

Africa has made enormous progress over the past 20 years in improving the regulation of banking, and as a result financial systems are much more stable.

However, the quality of supervision has been progressing slowly. The relevance for Africa of the regulatory reform in the North, including Basel III capital requirements, are discussed.African socialism is a belief in sharing economic resources in a traditional African way, as distinct from classical African politicians of the s and s professed their support for African socialism, although definitions and interpretations of this term varied considerably.

The book makes an important contribution to the debate on Canada's foreign policy generally, and on Africa's approach to peace, security and development, while shedding light on a new theoretical lens - non-imperial internationalism - to understand Canada's foreign policy.