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Title:Pilgrims of the night: development challenges and opportunities in Africa
Editor:Agyeman-Duah, IvorISNI
City of publisher:Banbury
Publisher:Ayebia Clarke
ISBN:0956240151; 9780956240156
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:sustainable development
climate change
New World Order
international economic relations
Abstract:This book is a collection of critical essays examining developmental challenges and opportunities facing African development in the 21st century, such as climate change, water shortages and shifting global power relations. Contributions: Leadership, government and entrepreneurship in Africa (John Agyekum Kufuor); Sustainable development and the role of governance in Africa (Chukwumerije Okereke); Africa, arts and climate change: promoting a 21st century revolution (Elsie Owusu); Africa in a post-Copenhagen climate accord (Chukwumerije Okereke and Heike Schroder); Managing natural resource booms in Africa (Anthony J Venables); Africa and its 'hidden epidemic of diseases': the case of chronic kidney disease (Andrew R. Ready); Water sustainability and security in Africa (W.M. Edmunds and Robert A. Hope); Reflections on a contested half-century (David Owusu-Ansah); Electoral integrity begets governance integrity (Wole Soyinka); Aid and Africa's economic relations with Japan (Ivor Agyeman-Duah). [ASC Leiden abstract]