Initiating and sustaining developmental regimes in Africa:

30 Mar 2012

Findings from two international research programmes

David E.F. Henley and David Booth presented at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC on 12 March 2012.

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  Part 1: Getting the policies right for economic transformation in Africa

David Henley, Tracking Development / Leiden University 

David Henley unpacks the three preconditions for sustained growth with mass poverty reduction, and explores contrasting concepts of development in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
  Part 2: Getting the politics right for economic transformation in Africa

David Booth, Africa Power and Politics, ODI, London

David Booth explores the challenges of economic transformation and outlines a formula that seems to work for transformation in Africa as in Asia.

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