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* Written by prominent scholars and practitioners of African development policy
* Describes recent governance changes in Africa
* Analyzes consequences of these changes for institutional reform
* Highlights challenges of capacity building for economic liberalization and democratization

This is an ideal volume for both students and scholars of African development, as well as anyone interested in the current issues of African governance.

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* Written by prominent scholars and practitioners of African development policy
* Describes recent governance changes in Africa
* Analyzes consequences of these changes for institutional reform
* Highlights challenges of capacity building for economic liberalization and democratization

This is an ideal volume for both students and scholars of African development, as well as anyone interested in the current issues of African governance. Published in association with the African Capacity Building Foundation, this book answers such questions as: What is the relationship between governance and institutional reforms? What is the impact of these reforms on public policy processes? And, what is the link between economic governance and policy research?





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ISBN 9781565491618
author Dele Olowu,Soumana Sako
Publication Date Feb 1, 2003
Number of Pages 288
Publisher Stylus Publishing
Table of Contents Part I: Conceptual, Theoretical Perspectives; 1) African Governance and Public Policy Management Capacity --Overview of Strategies Dele Olowu; 2) Comparing Governance Across Countries Over Time Goran Hyden and Julius Court; 3) From Common Good to Good Governance O. P. Dwivedi; 4) Governance, Institutional Reforms and Public Policy Processes in Africa Dele Olowu

Part II: Capacity Building for Good Governance in Africa; 5) Public -Private Sector Interface in Capacity Building and Development Management in SubSaharan Africa an ACBF Perspective Soumana Sako; 6) The ACBF-PACT Model as Best Practice Model for Capacity Building Gene Ogiogio and Grace Ongile; 7) Governance and Policy Analysis in Africa Vasant Moharir; 8) European Union Environmental Regulations and their Potential Impact on Market Access for Africa's Exports Pascal Mihyo

Part III: Regional and Country Case Studies; 9) Environmental Governance, Policies and Politics in Eastern and Southern Africa Mohamed Salih; 10) Policy Process in a Democratic Context Ejeviome Eloho Otobo; 11) Governance, Institutional Reforms and Policy Outcomes under the Rawlings Presidency Joseph Ayee; 12) Economic Policy Research, Governance and Economic Development: The Case of Namibia Dirk Hansohm; 13) Governance and Local Government Reforms in Zambia's Third Republic Roy Mukwena and Peter K. Lolojih

Other Contributors: Joseph Ayee, Julius Court, O.P. Dwivedi, Dirk Hansohm, Goran Hyden, Peter K. Lolojih, Pascal B. Mihyo, Vasant Moharir, Royson M. Mukwena, Genevesi Ogiogio, Grace Ongile, Ejeviome Eloho Otobo and Mohammed A.R.M. Salih.
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