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  1. Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South

    16 Marzo 2015
    Book

    After three decades of privatization and anti-state rhetoric, government ownership and public management are back in vogue.

  2. Servicios públicos en el Sur Global: Mirada crítica a nuevas formas de gestión

    • David A. McDonald
    24 Marzo 2015
    Book

    Después de tres décadas de privatizaciones y demonización del papel del Estado, la gestión pública ha vuelto al primer plano, estableciendo nuevas formas que combinan la propiedad total del Estado con cierto grado de autonomía.

  3. El nuevo saqueo de África

    • David Fig
    06 Febrero 2015
    Policy briefing

    El actual saqueo en África es una reedición de las tradicionales relaciones imperialistas queel continente experimentó durante el colonialismo. Pero, ¿cuáles son las diferencias entre el pasado y el presente? ¿Quién detenta el poder en último término?

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    Global Inequalities, Alternative Regionalism and the Future of Socialism

    • Tom Reifer
    30 Agosto 2011
    Paper

    This paper examines global inequalities and the future of capitalism and socialism through an investigation of the oligarchic wealth on which the current global order is based and also looks at growing challenges to these social foundations of the present global system.

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    African political unity must be more selective: A blueprint for change

    • William Gumede
    22 Septiembre 2011
    Paper

    There cannot be any clearer illustration of the impotence of Africa’s continental and regional institutions to find local solutions to the continent’s problems, than their numbing inaction in the face of the wave of popular rebellions against dictators in North Africa sweeping across the continent.

     
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    Failure of water privatisation in Tanzania

    Mussa Billegeya
    10 Marzo 2010
    Multi-media

    After the failure of water privatisation in Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam water services have been reclaimed back in to public hands.

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    Zimbabwe’s ”look east” policy: a poisoned chalice?

    Senator Obert Gutu
    08 Diciembre 2009
    En los medios

    China, as one of the world’s fastest growing economies, has a voracious appetite for Africa’s vast and in some cases, untapped natural resources.

  8. Are African lions really roaring? The Latest Fibs From World Financiers

    Patrick Bond
    12 Mayo 2011
    Article

    The recent wave of Afro-optimism boasting of economical and technological growth on the continent fails to stand up under closer scrutiny, veiling the harsh reality faced by Africans today.

  9. Fighting corruption with the Water TAP plus A

    Satoko Kishimoto
    23 Agosto 2011
    Article

    Using research, workshops and local user's committies to help tackle corruption in the governance of private and public utilities - a case study from Kenya.

  10. Pro-poor water management: community participation and ownership

    Satoko Kishimoto
    24 Agosto 2011
    Article

    ‘Pro-poor urban water provision’ was a big theme at World Water Week in Stockholm this year. But what is pro-poor water provision, in practice?

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    Khat chewing in the Horn of Africa

    Antony Otieno Ong’ayo
    03 Mayo 2007
    Article
     
  12. The World Bank's Africa Strategy

    Patrick Bond
    08 Junio 2011
    Article

    Whose interest does the ten-year Strategy document for Africa actually serve? The World Bank has shown little insight into the real problems Africa faces, focusing instead on ineffective policies, support for repressive regimes and projects that are known to have failed.

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    Practical and tactical challenges, and strategic perspectives for African engagement with China

    Dot Keet
    23 Septiembre 2010
    Article

    There are many important factors to consider when speaking broadly of China's role in Africa, and one should avoid falling into the trap of simplistic comparisons with historic African-European relations.

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    Zimbabwe's land reform ten years on: new study dispels the myths

    Ian Scoones, Blasio Mavedzenge
    22 Noviembre 2010
    Article

    Since Mugabe initiated a more aggressive land reform programme in Zimbabwe in 2000, the accepted wisdom was that it had been an unmitigated disaster. A new ten-year detailed study of one province in Zimbabwe challenges this view.

  15. Zimbabwe's land reform ten years on: new study dispels the myths

    Ian Scoones
    22 Noviembre 2010
    Article

    Since Mugabe initiated a more aggressive land reform programme in Zimbabwe in 2000, the accepted wisdom was that it had been an unmitigated disaster. A new ten-year detailed study of one province in Zimbabwe challenges this view.

  16. Audio: Farmers speak out to defend land sovereignty

    Radio Mundo Real
    13 Octubre 2011
    Article

    Social movement representatives are in Rome this week for the final UN negotiations to adopt voluntary guidelines that would regulate the use and possession of land and other natural resources.

  17. Responding to Land Grabbing and Promoting Responsible Investment in Agriculture

    Harold Liversage
    15 Junio 2010
    Article

    Harold Liversage, the Land Tenure Adviser for the International Fund for Agricultural Development argues that responsible investment in agriculture is possible if voluntary guidelines are backed up by an empowered civil society.

  18. Strengthening Community Water Management in Africa

    Jean-Claude Magalhaes, Yves Duval, Mario Milanesi
    17 Julio 2012
    Article

    Over the last ten years, a successful public-public partnership has taken shape between the water users associations in a rural region of Senegal, the French city of Cherbourg-Octeville as well as several other partners including civil society groups in Senegal and Europe.

  19. Land in Zimbabwe

    Ian Scoones
    27 Septiembre 2011
    Article

    Zimbabwe's political crisis staggers on, but the untold story is that the agricultural economy is recovering well. In-depth research in Masvingo province shows that despite abuses and corruption in land reform, there have also been successful results from land-redistribution.

  20. Interpreting the Land Grab

    Philip McMichael
    11 Octubre 2011
    Article

    The so-called “global land grab” continues the historic process of land enclosures described by Sir Thomas More in Utopia as “sheep eating men,” when English peasants were evicted from the commons to make room for private estates.

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