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Regionalism in West Africa

Adama Konseiga

Regionalism in West Africa

do polar countries reap the benefits? a role for migration

by Adama Konseiga

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • France,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Brain drain -- Africa, West.,
    • Regionalism -- Africa, West.,
    • Africa, West -- Emigration and immigration.,
    • France -- Emigration and immigration.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Adama Konseiga.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1516, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1516
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5701
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3477765M
      LC Control Number2005617534

      Moyo, 20th August Mr Mark Oguma Oguti and his daughter Claudia are thrilled about the launch of the Yellow Fever Vaccination campaign. Asked whether his other family members will be.   Africa, which was not long ago discarded as a hopeless and irrelevant region, has become a new 'frontier' for global trade, investment and the conduct of international relations. This book surveys the socio-economic, intellectual and security related dimensions of African regionalisms since the turn of the 20th century. It argues that the continent deserves to be considered as a crucible for.

        West African countries will send a delegation to Mali in an effort to reverse a military coup, presidents from the region said, as an opposition coalition there joined the junta in rejecting. that regionalism, as currently practiced in Africa, is part of the problem and not part of the solution. It is anticipated that more questions will be raised about regionalism in Africa than answers provide, since the phenomenon examined is very complex and one that some have termed “the weave-world of regionalisation and globalisation.” (BOAS.

      Consequently, the vast number of books and articles dealing with regional questions have often lacked a depth of perspective and hence a significance they might otherwise have had. It is well, therefore, that a symposium on regionalism in America should begin with two papers which trace the development of the concept from the middle of the. Explore West Africa holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | West Africa has cachet and soul. Home to African landscapes of our imaginations and inhabited by an astonishing diversity of traditional peoples, this is Africa as it once was.


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This collection complements and advances recent studies on regionalism in Africa and the implications that this has for the continent's development. The two case studies on cross-border micro-regionalism in the borderlands of Mali-Burkina Faso and Niger-Nigeria are part of the work of the West Africa Border Initiative (WABI).

WABI is a research institute that looks at cross-border developments. Regionalism and Political Instability in West Africa: Developments, Challenges and Prospects [Marvin Nii Ankrah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The study of regions is critical to our understanding of global politics.

Post-colonial West Africa has for decades attracted international headlines for many bad reasons. Central among these are various acts of political Author: Marvin Nii Ankrah. This collection complements and advances recent studies on regionalism in Africa and the implications that this has for the continent's development.

The two case Regionalism in West Africa book on cross-border micro-regionalism in the borderlands of Mali-Burkina Faso and Niger-Nigeria are part of the work of the West Africa Border Initiative (WABI).

Micro-Regionalism in West Africa by Fredrik Soderbaum,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. New Regionalism, States and Non-State Actors in West Africa For some time now, West Africa has acquired the image as a zone of poverty, high transaction costs, low civic participation, low resource allocation to the social sectors and political instability (Kaplan, ).Author: Fredrik Söderbaum.

He was on sabattical, from Septemberas Lecturer in African Politics and Development at the Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

His most recent major work is a coedited book titled The Crisis of the State and Regionalism in West Africa: Identity, Citizenship and Conflict (CODESRIA ). Part I theorizes, conceptualizes and analyzes the new regionalism in Africa from the point of view of the region (e.g.

West, East, Central and Southern Africa). Security Regionalism in West Africa The political and security dimensions of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regionalism have, until recently, been fairly muted.

This is understandable given its economic integration origins. Chapter 10 — A Regional Strategy for Trade and Growth in West Africa. Dirck Stryker, Jeffrey C. Metzel and Lynne Salinger Chapter 11 — Lessons from UMOA. Rohinton Medhora Chapter 12 — Monetary Integration in Light of the European Debate.

David Cobham and Peter Robson PART III — POLITICAL DIMENSIONS Chapter 13 — Human Rights and Integration. But the issue of multiple membership remains an obstacle to further regional integration, and unless the counterproductive situation of each sub-region having three to four organisations (except North Africa) is fundamentally changed (Mistry, ), regionalism in today’s Africa.

Zed Books Ltd ), p. Carol Lancaster, ‘Fostering Regional Integration in West Africa: The Economic Community of West African States’. A Discussion Paper, October Asante S.K.B. () New Challenges to African Regionalism.

In: Regionalism and Africa’s Development. Palgrave Macmillan, London. But regionalism has many proponents within Africa and progress is being made. West Africa has developed many regional security institutions with some success, but it has made much less progress in the economic sphere.

The East African Community (EAC), composed of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, and Rwanda, has done better. Title Regionalism in West Africa do polar countries reap the benefits.

a role for migration / Summary "In the present globalization era an increasing attention is paid to the ambiguous relationship between international migration, brain drain, and economic growth, but few papers analyzed the growth impact of skilled migration.

Multinational Cooperation for Development in West Africa discusses the obstacles and prospects of organizations that were formed to facilitate considerable cooperation in the developing countries of West Africa.

The book describes and analyzes the cooperation movement and the United Nations system and role in fostering the process of. Unlike Francophone central Africa, where dictatorships remain firmly in place, Francophone west Africa largely democratised in the s (Togo is.

In so doing, the book moves the discussion of new regionalism forward at the same time as it adds important insights to security and development. It is organized into three parts. Part I theorizes, conceptualizes and analyzes the new regionalism in Africa from the point of view of the region (e.g.

West, East, Central and Southern Africa). Get this from a library. The crisis of the state & regionalism in West Africa: identity, citizenship, and conflict.

[W Alade Fawole; Charles Ukeje; Codesria.;] -- This collection of essays critically interrogates the internal dimensions of the identity and citizenship crises at the root of the political crises of states in West Africa, and considers the steps.

By carefully extracting the threads of ancient Arab sources, oral traditions and archaeological studies, Michael Gomez weaves the early West African empires of Ghana, Mali and Songhay together and inextricably binds them to the rest of the world in a ground-breaking way.

At interplay throughout the book are the criss-crossing fibers of religion, slavery, caste, ethnicity, race, and gender, the. 2 days ago  Col. Assimi Goita, center, who has declared himself the leader of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, is accompanied by group spokesman Ismael Wague, left, and group member Malick Diaw, center-left, as they meet with a high-level delegation from the West African regional bloc known as ECOWAS, at the Ministry of Defense in Bamako, Mali, Saturday, Aug.

22, West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().

The region may be divided into several broad physiographic regions. The northern portion of western Africa is composed of a broad band of semiarid terrain, called the western Sudan, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean on the west to the area of Lake Chad on the east, a distance of about 2, miles (4, km).

It is largely a plateau of modest elevation and borders the Sahara (desert) on the.Directional approach. One common approach categorizes Africa directionally, e.g., by cardinal direction (compass direction).

North Africa lies north of the Sahara and runs along the Mediterranean coast.; Northwest Africa; West Africa is the portion roughly west of 10° east longitude, excluding Northern Africa and the Africa contains large portions of the Sahara Desert and the.Developing a better understanding of the features, processes and dynamics of West African regionalism is important for both domestic and external stakeholders in West African development, whether the main focus is on the integration process itself or on progress in particular countries.

In particular, attention needs to be paid to the interests, incentives and choices which shape the .