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Post-Conflict Economies in Africa (International Economic Association)

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economics,
  • Politics and government,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Political stability,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Africa,
  • Economic policy,
  • International - General,
  • Business & Economics / International,
  • Economics - General,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul Collier (Editor), Augustin Kwasi Fosu (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8399830M
    ISBN 10140394346X
    ISBN 109781403943460

    approach sustainable development in post-conflict countries. This document is primarily intended to support national governments of post-conflict countries. In addition, it can support all other actors involved in development processes in post-conflict societies, like . This remarkable turnaround offers other countries and the international community valuable lessons in preventing conflict and in coping with postconflict recovery. This book also provides a summary of the most recent research on conflict, an analysis of the causes of conflicts in Africa, and an outline of their key economic : INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND. This book contributes to the debate by examining the underlying structures, actors and contexts of rentier politics and how they often produce and aggravate conflicts in the various extractive economies and regions of the Global South. The book critically explores the theories of rentier economies and natural resource conflicts, as well as the Brand: Taylor And Francis.


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This volume brings together a collection of papers which review the wide-ranging issues arising out of post-conflict economies in Africa. Case studies drawing on experiences from West, Central and Southern Africa, illuminate and complement the thematic overview.

Extensive analysis illustrates the Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. This volume brings together a collection of papers which review the wide-ranging issues arising out of post-conflict economies in Africa.

Case studies drawing on experiences from West, Central and Southern Africa, illuminate and complement the thematic overview. Introduction: post-conflict economies in Africa / Augustin Kwasi Fosu --Post-conflict reconstruction in Africa: some analytical issues / Tony Addison and S.

Mansoob Murshed --The economic and political consequences of conflict and implications for post-conflict recovery in Africa / Ibrahim A.

Elbadawi and Njuguna S. Ndung-u --Economic policy. Post-conflict reconstruction in Africa / Tony Addison and S.

Mansoob Murshed --Economic and political consequences of conflict and implications for post-conflict recovery in Africa / Ibrahim A. Elbadawi and Njuguna S. Ndunǵu --Economic policy in post-conflict societies / Paul Collier --Ethnicity, institutions of governance and conflict.

Appropriately managed, however, post-conflict economies can recover well (Fosu and Collier, ). As the story of Mozambique has amply demonstrated, political governance and economic performance Author: Augustin Kwasi Fosu. Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA) Abstract.

In contrast to much of the twentieth century, when warfare between rich states was the norm, contemporary conflict now occurs almost exclusively in poor developing countries and is mainly internal in nature (although external parties and neighbouring countries Cited by: In A.K.

Fosu and P. Collier (eds), Post-Conflict Economies in contrast to much of the twentieth century, when warfare between rich states was the norm, contemporary conflict now occurs almost exclusively in poor developing countries and is mainly internal in nature (although external parties and neighbouring countries may support internal belligerents).

The period – saw. Transformation for Post-Conflict Angola. Chapter January In book: Post-Conflict Economies in Africa, pp Cite this publication.

Fátima Moura Roque. Abstract. 3 MAY - WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA - After armed conflict, those who survive need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of a return to safety and civil order.

A new study released today finds meeting these needs while sustaining peace requires more than a forum for governing natural resources; it also requires good governance. Post-Conflict Peace-Building in Africa. The Challenges of Socio-Economic Recovery and Development 1.

NTRODUCTION. Of the 49 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, at least 19 of them (excluding Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe) have been involved in internal armed conflicts.

Human losses and suffering from these unconventional wars have been File Size: 1MB. 'From Conflict to Recovery in Africa is a tour de force, analyzing nation-states in Africa that confront multiple tasks of reconstruction from war, transition from socialism to liberalism, and attaining economic growth and poverty reduction.

Readers will benefit from the insights of Tony Addison and contributors to our understanding of the. Following a review of the causes of conflicts in Africa, and the post-conflict challenges that face various countries, the paper identifies three areas that are deemed essential for post-conflict stabilisation, recovery and development: rebuilding the state and its key institutions; reviving the war-ravaged economies and rehabilitation Cited by: 7.

his Guide to Economic Growth in Post-Conflict Countries seeks to fill a gap in the information available to decision-makers faced with the urgent, all-encompassing needs of a country emerging from conflict.

The Guide brings together lessons learned from past and current efforts to promote economic growth in post-conflict Size: 1MB. Graciana del Castillo is an expert on countries in crises-both financial and post-conflict.

She was the first senior economist in the Cabinet of the UN Secretary-General in the early s, involved in ongoing post-conflict operations in Central America, Asia, and by: 4.

The Economics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction in MENA (English) Abstract. Despite disappointing growth inglobal economic activity is expected to improve slightly in and beyond, led by a growth recovery in emerging-market and developing : Shantayanan Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi. This is not to underestimate the immense impact of violent conflicts on Africa; it is merely to emphasize the need for more balanced debate and commentary.” —From the introduction by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza Violent conflicts have exacted a heavy toll on Africa’s societies, polities, and economies.

This book presents African scholars’ views 5/5(2). The main context of the book, however, is the South African Army’s strategy for Africa, which has been developed with the African Union’s Post-conflict, Reconstruction, and Development.

Post-Conflict Reconstruction in MENA Shanta Devarajan, Lili Mottaghi. “The Economics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Middle East and North Africa.” Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor lift growth in advanced economies by percentage points and in the emerging market and.

By applying theoretical frameworks to newly developed data sets of conflict, we find that the high incidence of peace collapse in Africa is not inevitable. to date, policies on the part of both the international community and post-conflict governments have been highly by: post-conflict countries up to five years, even longer in some cases, to become able to use external assistance effectively (World Bankp.

27; McKechnie, ). Other things. The book explains an unexpected consequence of the decrease in conflict in Africa after the s. Analysis of cross-national data and in-depth comparisons of case studies of Uganda, Liberia and Angola show that post-conflict countries have significantly higher rates of women's political representation in legislatures and government compared with countries that have not undergone major by: Violent conflicts have exacted a heavy toll on Africa’s societies, polities, and economies.

This book presents African scholars’ views of why conflicts start in their continent. The causes of conflict are too often examined by scholars from the countries that run the proxy wars and sell the arms to fuel them.

In fact, in the current decade, Africa counts more post-conflict countries than war countries. As a result, post-conflict reconstruction should be given prominence in current development strategies implemented in Africa. The paper has five sections. Section 2 attempts to delineate the concept of "post-conflict" to make it analytically tractable.

The book explains an unexpected consequence of the decrease in conflict in Africa after the s. Analysis of cross-national data and in-depth comparisons of case studies of Uganda, Liberia, and Angola show that post-conflict countries have significantly higher rates of women's political representation in legislatures and government compared with countries that have not undergone Author: Aili Mari Tripp.

The contributions argue that disregarding socio-economic aspects of peace and how they relate to the everyday leaves a vacuum in the understanding of the formation of post-conflict economies.

To address this gap, the book outlines and deploys the concept of ‘post-conflict economy formation’. 30 The Economic Crisis, Violent Conflict, and Human Development with armed intra-state conflicts that ended, or significantly diminished, after the end of the Cold war (UNDP, a, p.

As Figure 1 shows, post-conflict countries are projected to have a substantial decrease in the economic growth, from % in to % in I am an anthropologist and geographer with interests in urban economics, post-conflict economies and conflict transformation.

I have conducted research in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, and among Ethiopian and Somali migrants in South Africa for academic institutions, NGOs, and community-based organizations since My research has been funded by Emory University, National Geographic.

Graciana del Castillo is an expert on countries in crises - both financial and post-conflict. Her roles in the cabinet of the UN secretary-general in the early s and in the IMF fromsaw her involved in ongoing operations and economic reconstruction in Central America, Africa, Asia, and.

The need for conflict-sensitive approaches to economic recovery and post-conflict peacebuilding 9 Linking conflict-sensitive and inclusive approaches in post-conflict contexts 11 2. Nepal’s conflict profile 12 Historical overview of Nepal’s conflict and peace process 12.

environment for development in post-conflict states in Africa. It argues that development agencies should focus on how inequality is created and sustained in the post- Institutions, governance and post-conflict.

economies Central to the process of transformation are the formal. Buy Post-Conflict Economies in Africa by P. Collier, Augustin Kwasi Fosu from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Book Edition: Ed.

Post-Conflict Peacebuilding comes at a critical time for post-conflict peace building. Its rapid move towards the top of the international political agenda has been accompanied by added scrutiny, as the international community seeks to meet the multi-dimensional challenges of building a just and sustainable peace in societies ravaged by war.

post-conflict reconstruction; Tag: post-conflict reconstruction. Subscribe to DESAVoice Subscribe to UNDESA Voice. Fill in the fields and click Send or hit Enter to submit your subscription. The suggested policy options and approaches aim to take advantage of the opportunity afforded by violent conflict to encourage change and build more inclusive and gender balanced social, economic and political relations in post-conflict societies.

The book concludes by identifying some of the remaining challenges and themes that require. Post-conflict reconstruction is not new to the World Bank.

In fact, the Bank's first loan was to the Government of France to rebuild the country after World War II. What is new, is the rapidly increasing number of post-conflict areas, and the enormity and complexity of rebuilding in each case.

To better assist post-conflict areas in the future, the Bank is studying past experiences in dealing. Africa has a growing consumer middle-class, but Africans have not yet become producers and may be deterred from doing so if FDI crowds out regional investments.

Africa in the Global Economy. The Deputy Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank went on to give an account of what the role of Africa in the world economy is, and why it should matter. Conflict and Post-Conflict; 8. African Economies; 9. Developing Africa; What Future for Africa. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the.

This half-day event, which features roundtable discussions on theory, experience and reality, aims to reconnect the dots and provide insights into the design, execution and monitoring of successful economic recovery programs in post-conflict societies.

Africa has been undertaking post-conflict reconstruction activities since the time of the OAU, long before the PCRD Policy was adopted in Banjul in A key specific area of AU support to the reconstruction efforts has been in the Sudan, throughout the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) since This book examines these themes in a selection of African countries that have gone through intense and prolonged conflict, and its policy conclusions are important for understanding the prospects for peace and recovery not only in Africa, but also in other ‘post-conflict’ societies across the world.

The main context of the book, however, is the South African Army’s strategy for PCRD in Africa, which has been developed with the African Union’s Post-Conflict, Reconstruction and Development Needs Assessment Guide in mind. This book emanates from this plan.Education for Livelihoods and Civic Participation in Post-Conflict Countries: A Discussion Paper 2 development initiatives.

As a result of these occurrences and of a growing commitment among researchers and practitioners, the interplay between education and conflict has emerged as an increasingly active area of research and policy development.This publication focuses on a number of themes including, gender and post-conflict reconstruction, the transformation of war economies into peace economies, elections in Africa in the context of post conflict reconstruction, constitutional negotiations and power-sharing arrangements, and the predicament of ethnic identities in the DRC.