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Guidelines for clean energy , Sub Saharan Africa By S Batchelor et al.
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This manual has been designed for use by city officials and planners working in sub-Saharan Africa. It is a practical handbook, which identifies easy to achieve energy interventions that will save... More > money (for cities, businesses and households), promote local economic development, and enhance the sustainable profile of a city. This manual is specifically aimed as a support tool to achieve the implementation of key interventions within municipalities across sub-Saharan Africa.< Less
Development and Work Ethic in sub-Saharan Africa By Toon van Eijk
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Lagging economic development in Africa has been attributed to many causes, but the prevailing work ethic is never mentioned as a possible constraint to development in the formal literature. Obviously... More > this is a politically and culturally sensitive issue. A discussion of the work ethic can easily degenerate into paternalistic and racist reflections. The author manages to discus it in a social-scientific manner without lapsing into platitudes. In this book development is seen as a process of long-term evolution in which people are central. Development is about changes in individual and collective behaviour. The work ethic is a crucial component of human behaviour. The work ethic is discussed in relation to the process of disciplining to labour in North-Western Europe, and in relation to issues such as gender, Christianity, the invention of the mechanical clock, the Industrial Revolution, geography, the state, the mimetic desire and the belief in a technological fix.< Less
Development and Work Ethic in sub-Saharan Africa By Toon van Eijk
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Lagging economic development in Africa has been attributed to many causes, but the prevailing work ethic is never mentioned as a possible constraint to development in the formal literature. Obviously... More > this is a politically and culturally sensitive issue. A discussion of the work ethic can easily degenerate into paternalistic and racist reflections. The author manages to discus it in a social-scientific manner without lapsing into platitudes. In this book development is seen as a process of long-term evolution in which people are central. Development is about changes in individual and collective behaviour. The work ethic is a crucial component of human behaviour. The work ethic is discussed in relation to the process of disciplining to labour in North-Western Europe, and in relation to issues such as gender, Christianity, the invention of the mechanical clock, the Industrial Revolution, geography, the state, the mimetic desire and the belief in a technological fix.< Less
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa (Enlarged Edition) By Strategic Studies Institute et al.
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An apparent lack of interest by Russia in Sub-Saharan Africa over recent years masks persistent key strategic drivers for Moscow to re-establish lost influence in the region. A preoccupation with... More > more immediate foreign policy concerns has temporarily interrupted a process of Russia reclaiming relationships that were well-developed in the Soviet period in order to secure access to mineral and energy resources which are crucial to Russia’s economic and industrial interests, as well as both existing and new markets for military arms contracts. Russian policy priorities in Africa provide both challenges and opportunities for the U.S. nuclear nonproliferation, as well as energy security for the United States and its European allies. Russian development of key resources in southern Africa should be observed closely. Russian trade with the region is significantly underdeveloped, with the exception of the arms trade, which Russia can be expected to defend vigorously if its markets are challenged, including...< Less
Mapping of Corruption and Governance Measurement Tools in Sub-Saharan Africa By UNDP Oslo Governance Centre
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This mapping provides guidance to uses and limitations of 42 different international, national and local tools for measuring corruption in 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mapping of Corruption and Governance Measurement Tools in Sub-Saharan Africa By UNDP Oslo Governance Centre
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This mapping provides guidance to uses and limitations of 42 different international, national and local tools for measuring corruption in 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
The church and the wave of despair and distrust in sub-saharan africa By Stephan Joubert
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While despair and distrust are in the increase, the growth of Christianity are on the rise. Read about the reasons, the team and the task ahead for the church.
U.S. Counterterrorism In Sub-Saharan Africa: Understanding Costs, Cultures, And Conflicts By Strategic Studies Institute & Donovan C. Chau
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While sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has never been the centerpiece of U.S. foreign or defense policy, the current struggle of the United States and its allies against terrorist groups and individuals... More > motivated by Islamic extremism has elevated the region to a front in the global conflict. In this Letort Paper, Dr. Donovan C. Chau examines U.S. counterterrorism policy in SSA. He begins by analyzing the policy debate in Washington, DC, especially the fundamental divergence of approaches between development and defense. From there, the paper shifts to a discussion of the attitudes and views of terrorism and counterterrorism in SSA. Vast and diverse, SSA is divided subregionally into East, West, and Southern Africa so as to highlight the different geographies, histories, threats, and perceptions. Given the debate in Washington and the perspectives from SSA, Dr. Chau answers the central question concerning the most effective long-term approach to counterterrorism in SSA.< Less
U.S. Counterterrorism In Sub-Saharan Africa: Understanding Costs, Cultures, And Conflicts By Donovan C. Chau
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Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has never been the centerpiece of U.S. foreign and defense policy. Yet the current struggle between the United States and its allies against terrorist groups and individuals... More > motivated by Islamic extremism thrusts SSA forward as a front in the global conflict. The author asks, centrally, what is the most effective long-term approach to U.S. counterterrorism in SSA. By comparing views in Washington, DC, with perspectives from SSA, he assesses that a fundamental and dangerous misunderstanding of SSA may be leading U.S. policy astray. Recommending a new grand strategic approach to U.S. counterterrorism policy, he suggests urgently educating a future generation of analysts, officers, and policymakers on SSA--whose interest must match their knowledge and understanding.< Less
One Thing Leads to Another: Promoting Industrialisation by Making the Most of the Commodity Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa By Mike Morris et al.
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Over the past four decades, policy makers and stakeholders have struggled with the challenge of promoting industrial development in low and middle-income economies in general, and in sub-Saharan... More > African (SSA) in particular. With the rise of the Asian Drivers (China and India) and their increase in demand for raw materials to fuel growth, the turn of the millennium saw a commodity price super-cycle emerge, benefiting a number of resource rich countries in SSA. Faced with the specter of the Resource Curse, this book examines an industrial pathway where countries can "Make the Most of Commodities." Bringing together ground-breaking research in the commodity sectors, this book uses case-studies to explore conduits for industrial development, focusing on backward and forward linkages, with policy advice for both governments and corporate sectors.< Less

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