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Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Hany Besada and Timothy M. Shaw


Africa’s economies need dynamism to respond to global competition. Strategies are needed that will enhance transformation and socio-economic achievement within the context of the Post-2015 development framework. These strategies will include a wide range of development solutions around issues such food and energy security, and enhance service delivery and social inclusion. Africa must secure social and political stability and build effective economic governance and enhance national and regional capacity for successful and sustainable development – creating a society that can deal with question ... More

Keywords: agency, post 2015 development agenda, service delivery, peace and security, climate change, gender regionalism, social inclusion, youth unemployment, domestic resource mobilisation, sustainable development goals

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781447328537
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hany Besada, editor
Centre on Governance at the University of Ottawa

Timothy M. Shaw, editor
University of Massachusetts

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