Faith in Development: Partnership Between the World Bank and the Churches of Africa

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'Faith in Development' discusses the principles and practicalities of a partnership, covering a broad range of development topics. It draws on an extraordinary conference held in Nairobi in March 2000, organized jointly by the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa and the World Bank, to explore closer collaboration, especially at the grassroots level. This book provides a fascinating glimpse of the spiritual dimensions of poverty. Foreword by James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, and George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury.
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Overview

'Faith in Development' discusses the principles and practicalities of a partnership, covering a broad range of development topics. It draws on an extraordinary conference held in Nairobi in March 2000, organized jointly by the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa and the World Bank, to explore closer collaboration, especially at the grassroots level. This book provides a fascinating glimpse of the spiritual dimensions of poverty. Foreword by James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, and George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821348482
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Series: Other World Bank Bks.
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pt. 1 A New Partnership for the Poor
1 Introduction 3
2 Common Ground and Common Concerns: Communique of the CAPA-World Bank Conference 7
Pt. 2 Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
3 Alleviating Poverty in Africa 19
4 Africa's Enigma 31
5 Voices of the Poor 39
Pt. 3 Poverty and the World Bank
6 Serving the Poor in Africa 51
7 The World Bank and Africa 57
Pt. 4 Reducing Conflict and Corruption
8 Conflict Prevention and Post-Conflict Reconstruction 67
9 Corruption in Africa: Causes, Effects, and Counter-Measures 79
Pt. 5 Gender Inequity and the AIDS Pandemic
10 Gender and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa 91
11 Women's Issues in Health and Education 111
12 Reducing Poverty by Combating AIDS 131
Pt. 6 Poverty, the State, and the Private Sector
13 Public and Private Sector Initiatives to Combat Poverty 145
14 Poverty Alleviation and the Role of Microcredit in Africa 165
15 Microfinance for Poverty Reduction: Leading Issues 181
16 Creating a Climate for Private Sector Investment 185
Pt. 7 Faith in Development: Roles of the Churches
17 The Role of the Christian Faith in Development 203
18 The Role of the Church in Poverty Alleviation in Africa 219
19 The World Bank and the Churches: Reflections at the Outset of a New Partnership 237
Contributors 245
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