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Kenyan state - NGO relations are once again at a crossroads. Fourteen months after the Public Benefits Organisations (PBO) Act 2013 received Presidential assent, the Act is yet to be operationalised by the Ministry of Planning and Devolution. Failed attempt to pass 13 substantive amendments in...
Despite there being enough food to go around, almost a billion people go hungry every day. 57 million African children under five years of age suffer from chronic malnutrition, and 6 million of them are malnourished.  In Kenya, over 10 million people suffer from chronic food insecurity and...
East Africa has delivered an impressive, sustained economic growth rate and is expecting a big economic boom in the near future. Nevertheless, the ordinary East African does not feel the benefits of the goals of a balanced and harmonious growth, equitable distribution of benefits and a people-...
In a number of countries in Africa, inequalities of various dimensions are high, growing or not declining fast enough in a region that is already amongst the most unequal in the world. African economies and societies have clearly been transforming. Many have been growing at unbelievably rapid rates...
Panel members will explore how/whether those African countries that have gained a place in the top rank of global GDP growth over the past five years can sustain high growth and at the same time avoid a worsening split between, on the one hand, a progressively more prosperous, well-educated middle...
From March 1-31, 2014 Palgrave Macmillan is offering FREE online access to ALL its journals, including SID journal Development. This includes access to the current issues and online archives. If you have not had a chance to sample the journal, Palgrave Macmillan invites you to take advantage of...
After a decade of high growth, a new narrative of optimism has taken hold about Africa and its economic prospects. However, alongside some reductions in poverty, there is a broad consensus that progress in human development has been limited given the volume of wealth created. There is growing...