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Relaunching Africa"s economic and social development

Relaunching Africa"s economic and social development

the Cairo agenda for action : adopted by the thirty-first ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity, 26-28 June, 1995, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Published by Organization of African Unity in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English


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ContributionsOrganization of African Unity.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 2002/02577 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3614501M
LC Control Number2002375669

Factors Affecting Economic Growth in Africa phase — the so ‐ called ‘ Leading Dragon Phenomenon ’ (Chandra et al., ). Thus, as Lin () and Chandra et al. react and adjust to the new economic conditions’ (Pike et al., ). In this reshaped terrain for local and regional development, planning for local economic development (LED) is now a widespread facet of international development planning, particularly in the context of pervasive trends towards decentralisation – the deliberate and.

During the last decade many countries in Africa have undertaken political, economic and social reforms with far-reaching implications for the long term development of the continent. So far the results of these reforms have been mixed, and as yet there has been no concensus on the outcome and impact of them. Social and Economic Rights? Lessons from South Africa Cass R. Sunstein* I. Introduction Here is one of the central differences between late eighteenth century constitutions and late twentieth century constitutions: The former make no mention of rights to food, shelter, and health care, whereas the latter tend to protect those rights in.

Social and Economic Trends in South Africa Review of Accelerated Development in Southern Africa. John Barratt, et al. (eds.). New York: St. Martin's Press, Pp. xiv, , $ This book is a compilation of addresses given in South Africa four years ago by a gathering of South African and international scholars. That it is.   This book asks, with hindsight to the first decade of the twenty-first century: how real was the renaissance in African life? If the dismal African condition is a phase in the historical development of Africa, this volume does not see any golden age in the past to which Africa aspires to return.


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Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation inand headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. STUDY THE POTENTIAL OF THESOCIAL ECONOMY FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: AN EXPLORATORY REPORT Abstract The Social Economy is increasingly attracting the interest of policy makers and scholars alike, thanks to its capacity to tackle key social and economic issues.

While the importance of the Social Economy has been. The economic contribution of a development finance institution in South Africa: the economic contribution using the discounted economic profit model, and the social contribution using the social output index model. Candace Abrahams A research project submitted to the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of.

In society, the population of the world is affected by social economic issues. This research analysis will focus mainly on South Africa, showing a list of the different issues found in South Africa, as well as listing the ways in which they affect the country in both the business and environmental sectors.Komla has written more than academic journal articles and research reports on a wide range of development related topics.

He is author of Re-thinking Development in Africa: An Oral History Approach from Botoku, Rural Ghana (Langaa, ). Watch Komla talk about his book .The Progress of Social Development in South Africa Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Social Welfare 15(s1):S53 - S64 July with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Mel Gray.