Policy Reform for Sustainable Development in Africa

The Institutional Imperative
  • 175 Pages
  • 4.42 MB
  • English

Lynne Rienner Pub
Development economics, Political economy, Political structure & processes, Structural adjustment (Economi, Economic Development, Business/Economics, Africa, Structural adjustment (Economic policy), Case studies, Politics and government, Sustainable develo
ContributionsLouis A. Picard (Editor), Michele Garrity (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8575759M
ISBN 101555874495
ISBN 139781555874490

Policy reform for sustainable development in Africa: the institutional imperative / edited by Louis A. Picard and Michele Garrity. Contributors: Picard, Louis A. Garrity, Michele, International Institute of Administrative Sciences. Policy reform for sustainable development in Africa: the institutional imperative.

[Louis A Picard; Michele Garrity; International Institute of Administrative Sciences.;] -- This study of the institutional imperatives required to sustain development in Africa addresses: good governance and its reliance on public-private sector balance; the centrality of pluralism and.

The book is a very rich presentation of the concept and the problems of structural adjustment and institutional development in the developing countries. Beside the impressive introduction and the convincing conclusion, the articles on these prerequisites for institutional sustainability present the most important empirical research : Paperback.

This book links contemporary debates on land reform with wider discourses on sustainable development within Africa. Featuring chapters and in-depth case studies on South Africa and Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Botswana and West Africa, it traces the development of ideas about sustainable development and addresses a new agenda based on social justice.

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The book explores the contradictions between what policy reforms were supposed to do and what actually happened in local communities.

Little’s bold vision of development challenges common narratives of African poverty, dependency, and environmental degradation and suggests that sustainable development in Africa can best be achieved by strengthening.

PDF | On Oct 1,MEINE PIETER VAN DIJK and others published Book Review: POLICY REFORM FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CARIBBEAN. Eds. Michele Garrity and Louis A. Picard. 10s Press Author: Meine Pieter Van Dijk. Using a variety of tools from various disciplines, Sustainable Development in Africa examines factors limiting sustainable development in Africa.

Among the recommendations made to remedy the situation is the call for a more holistic approach to the problem, resolving the urban crisis that is central to African economic recovery and to develop a new security system that.

Africa Sustainable Development Report Towards a Transformed and Resilient Continent The Africa Sustainable Development Report reviews Africa’s performance on five goals, and related targets and indicators of the Agenda, taking into account their correspondence with Agenda the implementation of Africa’s sustainable development agenda.

The Union has made key changes in the way it leads the resolution of conflicts and manage peace building in war torn and conflict countries. Key organs of the Union have been reinforced in terms of their mandates, budgets and leadership (Nkuhlu, WL, ).

Acknowledgements This resource book is a product of a project on sustainable development strategies initiatied by the OECD DAC Working Party on Development File Size: 1MB. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN BOOK I Sustainable development: balancing social-economy-environment SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (RPJMN) Wahyuningsih Darajati Director for Environmental Affairs – BAPPENAS Training for Sustainable Development File Size: KB.

If the trend of unsustainable oil and mineral extraction is allowed to continue, environmentally sustainable development in Africa will continue to be a great challenge. Rapid population growth According to the World Bank, the sub-Saharan population is growing at the rate of percent per year as compared to percent in Latin America and Asia.

Despite the widespread adoption of and progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, Africa continues to lag behind most of the world when it comes to socioeconomic : Belay Begashaw.

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NEPAD has indeed aimed at providing a framework for sustainable development to be shared by all Africa's people, emphasizing the role of partnerships among African countries themselves and between. Sustainable development is a notion that first appeared in in the Brundtland report, Our Common Future.

The report was produced by the Brundtland Commission, convened by the UN in and was welcomed by the UN's General Assembly in Resolution 42/   Health is a precondition.

In conclusion, health is a precondition, a practical indicator as well as an outcome of sustainable development. As part of the post development agenda, efforts are needed to sustain gains made to date and integrate additional health-related issues into the sustainable development agenda.

The challenge in assisting policy reform and development partners is to learn how policy reform might bring about actions that will then lead to improved and sustainable development outcomes.

Policy reform, as we see it, encompasses two main thrusts: a) changes in laws, decrees, regulations, i.e. the enabling framework, and b) improvingFile Size: KB. Land Reform in Zimbabwe: Challenges for Policy. Low-cost book of Zimbabweland blogs () Buy: One Health for a changing world: zoonoses, ecosystems and human well-being’ Phil Trans Royal Soc (B), Special Issue, edited with Andrew Cunningham and James Wood () Open access special issue Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Africa.

POLICY FRAMEWORK AND REFORM STRATEGY FOR FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE IN AFRICA Creating a conducive and enabling environment for the fish sector to create equitable, social and economic development in Africa May support sustainable development and enhance the Size: 5MB. Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions presents 25 articles that lay the foundations of sustainable development in a way that facilitates effective policy design.

The editors mix broad thematic papers with focused micro-papers, balancing theories with policy designs. Articles should be of sustainable development interest and include full- length reports of original research not previously published elsewhere; research notes which consist of brief reports of new findings, techniques and equipment of importance to sustainable development practice.

Land has assumed major causes of structural violence and impediments to human and rural development in Africa; hence the need for holistic assessment of land reforms in post-colonial African states.

The central objective of the text is to identify post-independence and current trends in land reform and to address the grievances in relation to. and do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations Development Programme or Member States.

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Policy Specialist on Development Finance, Sustainable Development Group, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) and Massimiliano Riva, Policy Specialist on.

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Percysladge Chigora, Theoretical Frameworks for comprehending Zimbabwe’s Foreign Policy and the International Development Dilemma, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa ( Number 1, ) Percysladge Chigora changes and continuities in Zimbabwe’s foreign policy in the 21 st century and the implications for Sustainable.

The diagnostic element distin- guishes conceptually between the reform context, the reform arena and the reform process. The re- form context refers to a country’s socio-economic, political, cultural and historical characteristics, in- cluding its development trajectory and the current development aid Size: 1MB.

IISD publishes objective, independent, high-quality research including books, reports, working papers and other materials covering all sustainable development themes. The IISD Library includes reports, issue briefs, books, working papers and other materials capturing much of IISD's institutional and research history.

A positive agenda for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by All member nations of the United Nations agreed in September to adopt a set of seventeen “Sustainable. of a sustainable system in one setting or point in time and a part of a non‐sustainable system in another setting or point in time.

– E.g. Shifting cultivation was sustainable in Zambia when or where population density was still low. – Inorganic fertilizer may File Size: KB. Lipton, M.'New strategies and successful examples for sustainable development in the Third World', Testimony presented at a hearing on Sustainable Development and Economic Growth in the Third World held by the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S.

Congress, Subcommittee on Technology and National Security, J Sustainable land management (SLM) an essential component of such policies will help to ensure the productivity of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and hydrology. SLM will also support a range of ecosystem services on which agriculture depends.

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The journal fosters the dissemination of research results and scholarly papers by teaching and research scholars in Africa and across the world in the area of sustainable development law and policy.