THE ROLE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) IN AFRICA’S SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT: UNDERSTANDING THE CAPACITY CHALLENGES | By : Right Honorable Saulos Klaus Chilima
This ACBF’s 9th development memoir features Right Honorable Saulos Klaus Chilima (PhD), vice president of the Republic of Malawi.
Addressing Africa's Youth Employment and Food Security Crisis: The Role of African Agriculture in Job Creation | By : H E Olusegun Obasanjo
H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in this memoir discusses the critical factors responsible for food insecurity in the sub-Saharan Africa.
Transparency and Accountability in the Management of Public Funds: How sensibly must African Countries Stand? | By : Okonjo-Iwela, Ngozi
In managing their respective countries' economies, African Finance Ministers encounter a number of challenges. Principal among these is the challenge of adopting appropriate budget processes and mechanisms that do permit information sharing and inclusiveness.
Governance and Transformative Leadership in Africa: Progress, Prospects and Challenges | By : Rylander, Sten
Sten Rylander, in the development memoir entitled “Governance and Transformative Leadership in Africa: Progress, prospects and challenges” discusses the aspect of peace and security that remains critical development factor for Africa.
The African Capacity Building Foundation: Rising to the Challenge of Capacity through a Unique and innovative Framework | By : Ofosu-Amaah, Paatii.W
The birth of the African Capacity Building Foundation on February 9, 1991, was the culmination of intense efforts and groundbreaking commitment to capacity building in Africa by Africa Governors of the World Bank, the Bank itself and the co-founding Institutions – the African Development Bank and
The World Bank policy in Africa has evolved over the past three decades, ushering a new era in door donor –relationship.
The Future of Bilateral Aid in Africa: Size, Flow, Conditionalities and Relative Importance in Countries Budget | By : Svensson, Kristina
The publication addresses the growing frustration with lack of aid effectiveness that has set in motion a slow but visible transformation of the way in which development cooperation is being pursued, as embodied in the Millennium Declaration, the Paris Declaration of 2005 on Aid Effectiveness, an
Making Regional Integration Work in Africa: A Reflection on Strategies and Institutional Requirements | By : Makhan, Vijay
It has been barely a six years since the African Union (AU) was launched in Durban, South Africa. Now, the continent’s leadership is engaged in discussions in respect of the creation of a United States of Africa. However, the path to integration is cooperation.
Africa and Development Cooperation – Successes, Pitfalls and Areas for Further Reforms | By : Herfkens, Eveline
The publication contends that development assistance has been of benefit to developing countries over the years. It has helped to build physical infrastructural, human and institutional capacities and deliver some level of growth in recipient countries.