From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

by Tony Addison
     
 


War has destroyed the hopes and lives of millions of Africans. How can we help Africa's communities to recover? How can we ensure that recovery from conflict benefits the poor and not just a narrow elite? These are just some of the vital questions asked and answered in this important new book, which is one of the first to thoroughly examine recovery from conflict… See more details below

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War has destroyed the hopes and lives of millions of Africans. How can we help Africa's communities to recover? How can we ensure that recovery from conflict benefits the poor and not just a narrow elite? These are just some of the vital questions asked and answered in this important new book, which is one of the first to thoroughly examine recovery from conflict in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199261031
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Themes
1. Introduction and Overview, Tony Addison
2. From Conflict to Recovery?, Tony Addison
Part II: Reconstructing Communities
3. From Humanitarian Assistance to Poverty Reduction in Angola, Mário Adauta de Sousa, Tony Addison, Björn Ekman, and Åsa Stenman
4. Rebuilding Rural Livelihoods and Social Capital in Mozambique, Clara de Sousa
5. Displaced Communities and the Reconstruction of Livelihoods in Eritrea, Gaim Kibreab
6. Demobilization, Land, and Household Livelihoods in Ethiopia, Daniel Ayalew, Stefan Dercon, and Pramila Krishnan
7. Selecting Priorities for Poverty Reduction and Human Development in Ethiopia, Arne Bigsten
Part III: Revitalizing Private Sectors
8. Angola's Incomplete Transition, Renato Aguilar
9. The Agrarian Question in Mozambique's Transition and Reconstruction, Marc Wuyts
10. Privatization and Economic Strategy in Mozambique, Carlos Castel-Branco and Chris Cramer, with Degol Hailu
11. Ethiopia's New Financial Sector and its Regulation, Tony Addison and Alemayehu Geda
Part IV: Transforming States
12. Building New States: Lessons from Eritrea, Göte Hansson
13. Reconstruction, Reform, and State Capacity in Guinea-Bissau, Jens Kovsted and Finn Tarp
14. The Fiscal Dimensions of Ethiopia's Transition and Reconstruction, David Bevan
15. Overcoming the Fiscal Crisis of the African State, Tony Addison and Leonce Ndikumana
Part V: Conclusions
16. Communities, Private Sectors, and States, Tony Addison

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