Events

Interview with The African World TV

Interview which ran on The African World TV on February 25, 2007 on MHz. Listen to this interview (please note you must use internet explorer.)

Oil, Broad-Based Growth, and Equity: Angola Country Economic Memorandum

This powerpoint presentation was part of the Angola Day event at the Woodrow Wilson Center on May 9, 2007. Francisco Carneiro of the World Bank presented his findings and recommendations about the oil industry in Angola.

Economic Cooperation and Partnerships

Publications on economic growth, development, and initiatives to deepen regional economic integration.

Making Peace After Genocide

It is a small country, no larger than the state of Maryland, with a population numbering just over 8 million. The dimensions of the human tragedy that has played itself out in Burundi since the country’s independence in 1960, however, are anything but diminutive: an estimated 400,000 killed, some 800,000 forced to flee the country, and many tens of thousands internally displaced. The human catastrophe that is Burundi is dwarfed in Africa only by its neighbor, Rwanda, which in 1994 saw close to 1 million of its population systematically murdered. This report examines the efforts that regional states and other international actors undertook to end the Burundian cycle of violence.

Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. This book presents case studies from six countries in three continents in which decentralization of some parts of government has been attempted: Mexico, Chile, South Africa, Kenya, the Philippines, and Indonesia.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.

Africa Roundtable: Development through Technology

We convene our Africa Roundtable for a discussion of the ways in which technology is stimulating impressive economic development on the African continent with Steven McDonald, Tim Kelly, and Nmachi Jidenma.

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