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  • Collaborative Governance in Extractive Industries in Africaby Timothy Afful-Koomson; Kwabena Owusu

    United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources 2014; US$ 28.00

    The potential for using revenues from extractive resources for inclusive growth in Africa is tremendous. However, the realisation of the transformative role that extractive industries could play in sustainable development has been elusive in most African countries. Extractive industries in most of these countries are plagued with numerous conflicts,... more...

  • As Long as They Don't Bury Me Hereby Inge Tvedten

    Basler Afrika Bibliographien 2011; US$ 32.30

    An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian town of Oshakati, this book analyses the coping strategies of the poorest sections of such populations. The study is based on fieldwork conducted intermittently during a period of ten years. It combines... more...

  • Naming the Landby J. Taylor

    Basler Afrika Bibliographien 2012; US$ 32.30

    This book encompasses a history of identity-building amongst Khwe San people, and of contestations for authority over land and natural resources in Namibia's West Caprivi. The politics of authority in this contested borderland area were significantly shaped by state and NGO interventions into local institutions and land use between the late 1930s and... more...

  • Cameroon's Predicamentsby Tse Angwafo

    Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 30.40

    This book deals with a variety of socio-cultural, economic and political problems facing Cameroon and the rest of Africa, with particular reference to unemployment, corruption, poverty, criminality, violence, insecurity, and moral decadence. It presents a critical analysis of government policies from the colonial era to the present time; arguing that... more...

  • La microfinance en Afrique centrale: Le defi des exclusby T. Ayuk

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 37.00

    The rural poor face a major challenge to access financial services provided by the formal banking system. These poor are excluded from the system because of the requirements imposed on them by that banking sector. The microfinance promise is to ensure that the excluded have access to financial products. Financial intermediation of microfinance through... more...

  • Financement de la santé et efficacité de l’aide internationaleby Mamadou Barry; Hachimi Sanni Yaya

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 29.99

    La premiére exploration exhaustive de l’architecture chaotique de l’aide internationale à la santé. En examinant à partir de 1960 jusqu’aux années 2000 la mobilisation autour de cet enjeu, les auteurs passent en revue l’efficacité des politiques d’aide,de même que la prépondérance et la variété des représentations sociopolitiques des donateurs. more...

  • When and How to Adjust Beyond the Business Cycle? A Guide to Structural Fiscal Balancesby Fabian Bornhorst; Annalisa Fedelino; Jan Gottschalk

    International Monetary Fund 2011; US$ 5.00

    Technical Notes and Manuals are produced by IMF departments to expand the dissemination of their technical assistance advice. These papers present general advice and guidance, drawn in part from unpublished technical assistance reports, to a broader audience. This new series was launched in August 2009. more...

  • Singaporeby International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    Outlook and risks. As Singapore prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in August, its economy continues to perform well. Despite the slow pace of the global recovery and a gradual decline in domestic credit growth and housing prices, projected economic growth of about 2.9 percent in 2015 is consistent with full employment and price stability. Growth... more...

  • Integrated Ownership and Control in the GCC Corporate Sectorby Andre Santos

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    The objective of the paper is to assess ownership and control links in the GCC corporate sector. The analysis focuses on the integrated ownership and network arising from ownership data available in Bloomberg and GCC stock exchanges. The paper finds that ownership is concentrated in GCC public sector institutions, holding companies, financial institutions,... more...

  • Portfolio Rebalancing in Japanby Serkan Arslanalp; Dennis P. J. Botman

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    Portfolio rebalancing is a key transmission channel of quantitative easing in Japan. We construct a realistic rebalancing scenario, which suggests that the BoJ may need to taper its JGB purchases in 2017 or 2018, given collateral needs of banks, asset-liability management constraints of insurers, and announced asset allocation targets of major pension... more...