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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:The African Union and new strategies for development in Africa
Editors:Adejumobi, SaidISNI
Olukoshi, Adebayo O.ISNI
City of publisher:Nairobi
ISBN:9966726632; 9789966726636
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:economic integration
African Union
regional security
Abstract:Eight of the sixteen essays in this book were earlier presented at a conference on The African Union and new strategies for development in Africa, organized by Codesria (Dakar) and the Development Policy Management Forum (Addis Ababa) in 2004. The rest of the papers were specially commissioned for this publication. They are arranged in three parts: 1) History, context, and comparative experience; 2) International processes and development challenges: NEPAD and APRM; 3) Political and security issues. Chapters: Introduction: transition, continuity, and change (Said Adejumobi, Adebayo Olukoshi); Nkrumah, Pan-Africanism, and the future of Africa (L. Adele Jindau); Toward an effective African Union: participation, institutions, and leadership (Abdul Mohammed); The African experience of popular participation in development (Said Adejumobi); West Africa's integration: the logic of history and culture (Kwame A. Ninsin); African Union and European Union: a comparative analysis (Walter O. Oyugi); Revisiting the debate on national autonomous development (Issa G. Shivji); NEPAD, APRM, and institutional change in Africa (Emmanuel Nnadozie); The national process of the African Peer Review mechanism: challenges and opportunities (Ahmed Mohiddin); Civil society and the African Union architecture: institutional provisions and invented interfaces (Bhekinkosi Moyo); The NEPAD initiative and the challenges of agricultural development and food security in Africa (Ntangsi Max Memfih); Challenges of transforming Africa's multilateral security institutions: ECOWAS and the African Union ('Fummi Olonisakin); Regional initiatives on governance in Africa: ECA, AU, and ECOWAS interventions (Said Adejumobi); Security and democratization in the SADC region: process, problems, and prospects for regional political integration (Khabele Matlosa); and Prospects for peace in Darfur: a challenge to the African Union (Alex de Waal). [ASC Leiden abstract]