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- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 34.20
The Kenyan population is highly concentrated in urban centres, leading to increased social, economic and environmental strains, with a significant percentage of urban dwellers living in sprawling slums. Urban development is increasingly a major focus, especially in the fight against urban sustainability problems. There is little practical orientation... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 89.95
Africa?s Information Revolution presents an in-depth examination of the development and economic geographies accompanying the rapid diffusion of new ICTs in Sub-Saharan Africa. Represents the first book-length comparative case study ICT diffusion in Africa of its kind Confronts current information and communication technologies for development... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Practical Action Publishing 2014; US$ 104.83
As the number of people affected by disasters has risen, so have the expectations placed on humanitarian agencies by donors, the public and the affected populations themselves. Agencies must now provide evidence of impact of their interventions. But applying conventional evaluation methods can pose problems. How can we assess the difference that intervention... more...