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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...

  • Contribution to Changeby Roger Few; Daniel McAvoy; Marcela Tarazona

    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...

  • The Business of Doing Goodby Anton Simanowitz; Katherine Knotts

    Practical Action Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Why is it that so many organizations, seeking to do good in the world, miss opportunities to do so ? and indeed sometimes exacerbate the very problem they seek to address? The Business of Doing Good reveals six insights for microfinance and other social purpose organizations using the marketplace to tackle a range of pressing social challenges. To... more...

  • Carta Humanitaria y Normas Minimas de respuesta Humanitariaby El Proyecto Esfera El Proyecto Esfera

    Practical Action Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    El Proyecto Esfera es una iniciativa destinada a establecer y promover normas a las que se atiene la comunidad internacional en sus respuestas para aliviar la difícil situación de las personas afectadas por situaciones de desastre.Con este Manual, Esfera se esfuerza por lograr un mundo en el que se reconozca a todas las personas afectadas por un desastre... more...