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Africa and external actors
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors...
Maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea: establishing law, generating order
L. Otto / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Maritime security has become a buzzword in recent years as criminal activities at sea threaten a wide range of geostrategic, security and economic imperatives. In few other places in the world is this problem more pointed than...
Summary of the SREX report on future climate extremes and risk management in Asia
C. Cameron (ed); G. Norrington-Davies (ed); V. te Velde (ed) / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2012
This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an Asian perspective. The report was written over two and a half years and it has ...
Summary of the SREX report on climate extremes and risk management from an African perspective
C. Cameron (ed); G. Norrington-Davies (ed); V. te Velde (ed) / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2012
This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an African perspective. The report was compiled over two and a half years by over ...
What factors lead to good quality institutions?
E. S. Siba / School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg 2008
There is a consensus that poor institutional quality is one of the main factors for economic stagnation of sub-Saharan African countries. There are many factors discussed in the literature that apparently have contributed to the poor ...
Why do anti-corruption commissions fail?
A. Doig; D. Watt; R. Williams / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2005
This paper suggests that the widespread lack of ‘success’ of anti-corruption commissions (ACCs) is intimately connected to how they are funded by donors and governments and what donors and governments expect of them. The f...
Integrating climate policies: a challenge?
I., H. Ahmad (ed) / Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations 2009
The climate change debate raises the issue of the often identified requirement to incorporate climate policy into other policy sectors, often termed climate “mainstreaming” or climate policy integration (CPI). This paper e...
What needs to be done in establishing good governance in Africa?
P. Chabal / South African Institute of International Affairs 2009
Informal, neo-patrimonial power structures partly explain why over 30 years of structural adjustment and calls for good governance have failed to inspire lasting change in Africa. What can be done? This paper argues that th...
An evaluation of governance structures in Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
H. Melber (ed); G. Totemeyer; C.J. Makgala; S.J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni / Nordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala 2007
This document is composed of three papers: the contributions on Namibia and Botswana look at the extent to which these countries are able to set standards in terms of well functioning democracies; the paper on Zimbabwe argues that the...
An institutional analysis of APRM
A.B. Chikwanha / Institute for Security Studies 2007
The New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) arose out of the need to attend to the sluggish democratic transitions in Africa as well as the stagnation of African deve...
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Africa and external actors
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors...
Maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea: establishing law, generating order
L. Otto / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Maritime security has become a buzzword in recent years as criminal activities at sea threaten a wide range of geostrategic, security and economic imperatives. In few other places in the world is this problem more pointed than...
Summary of the SREX report on future climate extremes and risk management in Asia
C. Cameron (ed); G. Norrington-Davies (ed); V. te Velde (ed) / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2012
This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an Asian perspective. The report was written over two and a half years and it has ...
Summary of the SREX report on climate extremes and risk management from an African perspective
C. Cameron (ed); G. Norrington-Davies (ed); V. te Velde (ed) / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2012
This report is a summary of the 'Special report on managing the risks of extreme events and disasters to advance climate change adaptation' (SREX) from an African perspective. The report was compiled over two and a half years by over ...
What factors lead to good quality institutions?
E. S. Siba / School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg 2008
There is a consensus that poor institutional quality is one of the main factors for economic stagnation of sub-Saharan African countries. There are many factors discussed in the literature that apparently have contributed to the poor ...
Why do anti-corruption commissions fail?
A. Doig; D. Watt; R. Williams / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2005
This paper suggests that the widespread lack of ‘success’ of anti-corruption commissions (ACCs) is intimately connected to how they are funded by donors and governments and what donors and governments expect of them. The f...
Integrating climate policies: a challenge?
I., H. Ahmad (ed) / Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations 2009
The climate change debate raises the issue of the often identified requirement to incorporate climate policy into other policy sectors, often termed climate “mainstreaming” or climate policy integration (CPI). This paper e...
What needs to be done in establishing good governance in Africa?
P. Chabal / South African Institute of International Affairs 2009
Informal, neo-patrimonial power structures partly explain why over 30 years of structural adjustment and calls for good governance have failed to inspire lasting change in Africa. What can be done? This paper argues that th...
An evaluation of governance structures in Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe
H. Melber (ed); G. Totemeyer; C.J. Makgala; S.J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni / Nordic Africa Institute / Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Uppsala 2007
This document is composed of three papers: the contributions on Namibia and Botswana look at the extent to which these countries are able to set standards in terms of well functioning democracies; the paper on Zimbabwe argues that the...
An institutional analysis of APRM
A.B. Chikwanha / Institute for Security Studies 2007
The New Economic Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) arose out of the need to attend to the sluggish democratic transitions in Africa as well as the stagnation of African deve...
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The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
The Rights and Resources Initiative is a coalition of international, regional and community organisations engaged in conservation, research and development. The RRI mission is to promote greater global action on pro-poor forest policy and market reforms to increase household and community ownership, control and benefits from forests and trees. Its programme areas are broken down into c...
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