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Aid and reform in Africa

Aid and reform in Africa

lessons from ten case studies

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAid & reform in Africa
    Statementedited by Shantayanan Devarajan, David R. Dollar, Torgny Holmgren.
    ContributionsDevarajan, Shantayanan, 1954-, Dollar, David., Holmgren, Torgny, 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800 .A628 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 696 p. :
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14434248M
    ISBN 100821346695
    LC Control Number00050359
    OCLC/WorldCa45172037

    Democratic reform in Africa has been slow, difficult, and at times painful. Nevertheless, sufficient time has passed for those interested in political and economic development to assess what progress, if any, Africa has made in addressing the need for the consolidation of democratic reform and the resolution of considerable developmental challenges. Fixing the humanitarian aid system. There are other proposals to reform the delivery of emergency aid. A study by the industrialized countries’ Organization for Economic Cooperation and.

      Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. Time for food aid reform that helps hungry countries – and the US Opinion More than aid money, Africa needs enterprise;. The UN Independent Expert on debt and human rights, Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, said a case alleging the involvement of two European banks in illegal arms dealings by South Africa's apartheid regime.

    Book Description. Global development actors such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund claim that the shift to the poverty reduction strategy framework and emphasis on local participation address the social cost of earlier adjustment programs and help put aid-receiving countries back in control of their own development agenda. ‘Accessible yet authoritative and often provocative, Nic Cheeseman’s book provides an exceptional history of contemporary democracy in Sub-Saharan Africa. His book’s great strength is to combine attention to the varied historical and cultural roots of issues that emerged in the s with a keen grasp of the political implications of the Cited by:


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Aid and reform in Africa (English) Abstract. This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience.

Results varied enormously, for example, while Ghana and. Get this from a library. Aid and Reform in Africa. [Shantayanan Devarajan; David Dollar; Torgny Holmgren;] -- "While foreign aid is productive in countries with good policies, the Bank's landmark study, Assessing Aid, found that on average there was no discernible link between aid and reform.

An in-depth. Abstract This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience.

“A manifesto on how Africa can diminish its reliance on aid and fund its own development. Policymakers and development practitioners will find in this book a combination of powerful advocacy and a Author: Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. The book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development, Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad is published by Zed Books.

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Policymakers and development practitioners will. Aid and reform in Africa (Inglês) Resumo. This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience.

Results varied enormously, for example, while Ghana and. ‘This short and well-written book provides both an excellent overview Aid and reform in Africa book taxation issues in Africa and a stimulating introduction to the political economy of policy reform in general.

Both old hands and newcomers can learn much here.’ Richard Bird, University of Toronto (Emeritus) 'A very readable book about technical and complicated issues.'. Aid and reform in Africa (Английский) Аннотация.

This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience. Downloadable. This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience.

Results varied enormously, for example, while Ghana and Uganda were successful reformers that grew rapidly reducing poverty, Cote d'Ivoire and Ethiopia have shown significant reform.

Aid meant to combat poverty in Africa has been complicated by corruption among political leaders, leading some to question if it hurts more than it helps.

Six experts debate the topic in the. The chapters in this book scrutinize donor motives for supporting authoritarian regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa and the various, often negative, impacts created by foreign aid. Five of the seven chapters consist of country case studies that offer in-depth analyses of donor motives and development dynamics in authoritarian Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia.

Alex Perry is a journalist who has worked in Africa for much of his career and this book reflects his thoughts on that continent. There are three main points in this book: 1) yes, Africa does have some problems, but 2) the international humanitarian aid that is supposed to address (and ideally even fix) those problems are at best ineffective, and at worst totally counterproductive/5.

Taxing Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Taxation has been seen as the domain of charisma-free accountants, lawyers and number crunchers – an unlikely place to encounter big societal questions about democracy, equity or good governance.

Yet it is exactly these issues that pervade. The one major shift that Kagame and Mahamat fought for from the beginning of the reforms was an agreement that the AU should speak with one voice and represent the continent on the world stage.

Aid and reform in Africa (英语) 摘要. This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience. Results varied enormously, for example, while Ghana and.

Moyo opens her case by writing, “Between andwhen aid flows to Africa were at their peak, poverty in Africa rose from 11 percent to a staggering 66 percent.” Today, Africa is the only continent where life expectancy is less than age Aid and Reform in Africa by World Bank ISBN ISBN Paperback; Washington, Dc: World Bank Publications, ; ISBN Developmentality: Elites Consensus and Rhetoric on Multilateral Aid Reform in Africa by Lord Mawuko-Yevugah (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lord Mawuko-Yevugah Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Get this from a library. U.S. assistance to Africa: a call for foreign aid reform: hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, Ap [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health.]. Africa receives $60bn in official development assistance each year. To this amount should be added another $25bn or so (the figures are opaque) of Chinese aid. Aid and reform in Africa (الانكليزية) الخلاصة.

This book synthesizes the findings from ten case studies that investigate whether, when, and how foreign aid affected economic policy in Africa, and reveals the range of African policy experience.Aid & Reform in Africa edited by Shanta Devarajan et.

al. James Wolfensohn, in an introduction to Aid & Reform in Africa, points out that for aid programmes to succeed they must have a country-owned development point is reiterated throughout the ten case studies presented in this book, compiled and edited by Shanta Devarajan while he was the Chief Economist of the Human.Dead Aid is an interesting, provocative look at the foreign aid industry and its effects on Africa.

Dambisa Moyo, who formerly worked for Goldman Sachs and the World Bank, draws a conclusion not unknown to others in the field: development aid (as differentiated from humanitarian aid) has not only done little good for the nations of Africa but has indeed caused great harm/5.