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NEPAD

New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Macroeconomics, Institutions, and Poverty EPUB
By Saleh Nsouli

Summary
Adopted in 2001, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) represents a new vision to place African countries on a path toward poverty reduction, sustainable growth, and full integration in the world economy. The papers focus on the challenges confronting NEPAD in reducing poverty, promoting trade, attracting capital flows, and effecting institutional reforms.

Future Africa: Prospects for Democracy and Development under NEPAD Paperback – December 1, 2009
Hesphina Rukato (Author)

Summary
2009 marked the 8th anniversary of the adoption of NEPAD as a socio-economic programme of the African Union, whose priority is poverty eradication and regional integration, and as envisioned in the Constitutive Act of the African Union. The book analysis these processes, dynamics, and factors with a view to making recommendations on how the AU and related processes and structures should take into account post the integration of NEPAD into AU structures and processes.

Africa and Development Challenges in the New Millennium
The NEPAD Debate
Edited by J. O. Adésn, Yao Graham, and Adebayo Olukoshi

Summary
In 2001 NEPAD – the New Partnership for Africa’s Development – was launched by South African President Thabo Mbeke and Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal. Its founding assumption was that African governments had to take much more responsibility for their economic, political and social policy if real development were to be achieved. This volume provides a critique from within Africa of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).


AU, NEPAD and the APRM: Democratisation Efforts Explored (Current African Issues) Paperback – 23 Aug. 2006
By Charles Manga Fombad (Author), Zein Kebonang (Author), Henning Melber (Editor)

Summary
The African Union (AU) and The New Partnership for Africas Development (NEPAD) reflect a hitherto unprecedented collective political effort by African governments to address issues of democracy and good governance on a continental scale. They present an interim prognosis on the extent to which the visible new dynamics actually give realistic hope for achieving sustainable changes in terms of the declared goals. This publication is useful for political scientists, policymakers, and other professionals dealing with Africa in development assistance.

Africa and Development Challenges in the New Millennium: The NEPAD Debate (Africa in the New Millennium) Paperback – Illustrated, 1 Aug. 2005
By Jimi Adesina (Author, Editor), Yao Graham (Editor), Adebayo O. Olukoshi (Editor)

Summary
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) was launched in late 2001 by Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal. This book is the first significant attempt by Africa’s own scholarly community to unpack NEPAD and evaluate its practical potential. It raises key questions about the market economy, poverty, gender and regional development, and examines NEPAD’s implications for agriculture, industrialization, trade, the digital divide, and the financing of future development.