Africa and Development Challenges in the New Millennium
The NEPAD Debate
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Africa and Development Challenges in the New Millennium by Jimi O. Adesina
Book DescriptionIn 2001 NEPAD - the New Partnership for Africa's Development - was launched by South African President Thabo Mbeke and Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal. Its founding assumption was that African governments had to take much more responsibility for their economic, political and social policy if real development were to be achieved. African Development Challenges in the New Millennium is the first major attempt by African scholars and policy makers to evaluate the meaning of NEPAD in concrete terms. The authors raise key questions about NEPAD's ability to integrate Africa with the global economy, to overcome the challenge of poverty, and to bring about regional development. The book also addresses what NEPAD means for agriculture, industrialization, trade and the 'digital divide'. This is an important contribution to our understanding of NEPAD, why it has already run into extensive criticism, and the prospects for a new, more positive chapter in Africa's development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842775950
(215mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jimi O. Adesina
Jimi Adesina is Professor of Sociology at Rhodes University in South Africa. He has previously taught and studied at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and the University of Warwick. He is a member of the Executive Committee of CODESRIA. Yao Graham is coordinator of the Third World Network - Africa, a pan-African research and advocacy organization based in Ghana. Adebayo Olukoshi is Executive Secretary of CODESRIA. He has formerly served as Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Institutional Affairs.
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