Multinational Cooperation for Development in West Africa by John P. Renninger

By John P. Renninger

Multinational Cooperation for improvement in West Africa discusses the hindrances and clients of agencies that have been shaped to facilitate substantial cooperation within the constructing international locations of West Africa. The booklet describes and analyzes the cooperation move and the United countries approach and position in fostering the method of cooperation in West Africa. a short assessment of West African features; traits and research of improvement; heritage of the cooperation circulation; matters concerning cooperation in West Africa; prospects of the industrial neighborhood of West African States (ECOWAS); and the influence of the United countries at the development of cooperation within the subregion are elucidated within the textual content. scholars of overseas reports, researchers, economists, sociologists, political leaders of the West African quarter, and the employees of United countries organizations will locate this ebook priceless.

Show description

Read or Download Multinational Cooperation for Development in West Africa PDF

Best development books

Agricultural Trade Reform And the Doha Development Agenda (World Bank Trade and Development Series)

Agricultural alternate reform is necessary to a good improvement consequence from the Doha improvement time table. yet agricultural guidelines and the coverage reforms being reflected are fiendishly complex, and the satan is within the information. Agricultural alternate Reform and the Doha improvement schedule builds up from the fundamental aspect of the price lists and different defense measures, and makes use of this data to supply an research of the big-picture implications of proposed reforms.

The Future of Foreign Aid: Development Cooperation and the New Geography of Global Poverty

The panorama of overseas relief is altering. New improvement actors are at the upward thrust, from the 'emerging' economies to varied deepest foundations and philanthropists. even as the character of the worldwide poverty 'problem' has additionally replaced: many of the world's bad humans not reside within the poorest international locations.

Development and Prevention of Behaviour Problems: From Genes to Social Policy

This publication brings jointly international prime researchers from different fields to discover the aptitude explanations of the improvement of behaviour difficulties. The publication provides theories that wish to persuade public health and wellbeing, schooling and social coverage within the prevention of the high priced social problems that behaviour difficulties may cause.

Additional info for Multinational Cooperation for Development in West Africa

Sample text

More importantly, the various meetings that have been held have given an indication of what the organization's substantive priorities will be during its first years of operation. Studies have been launched on ways of developing transport and communications linkages in West A f r i c a . The other area of priority will be the establishment of a customs union. To this end, proposals have been prepared on the free movement of persons, on customs nomenclature, and on trade flows within the community.

The major consequence of the newly independent s t a t e s remaining closely tied to their former métropoles was t h a t intra-West African cooperation between former British and French t e r r i t o r i e s b e c a m e an e x t r e m e l y unlikely proposition. This was particularly the case after the majority of former French t e r r i t o r i e s had gained Associate Member s t a t u s in the EEC while the former British t e r r i t o r i e s had not. (32) If such countries a r e too closely tied to the former métropole, the establish­ ment of meaningful economic relationships with neighboring countries will be slow to develop.

One other generalization can be mentioned. In the past it would appear t h a t the more ambitious the subregional cooperation scheme, the g r e a t e r difficulties it faced. The most ambitious undertaking of all would involve political union. One such serious a t t e m p t , the Mali Federation, could not survive its birthpangs. The Ghana-Guinea-Mali Union, although it survived longer on paper, had l i t t l e p r a c t i c a l effect. The free t r a d e a r e a initiated by the Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in 1964 is an example of another grouping which never got off the ground.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.50 of 5 – based on 11 votes