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The Resource Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities, Robert I. Rotberg

Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities, Robert I. Rotberg

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Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities
Title
Africa emerges
Title remainder
consummate challenges, abundant opportunities
Statement of responsibility
Robert I. Rotberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Sub-Saharan Africa is no longer a troubled 'dark continent.' Most of its constituent countries are now enjoying significant economic growth and political progress. The new Africa has begun to banish the miseries of the past, and appears ready to play an important role in world affairs. Thanks to shifts in leadership and governance, an African renaissance could be at hand. Yet the road ahead is not without obstacles. As world renowned expert on African affairs, Robert Rotberg, expertly shows, Africa today may be poised to deliver real rewards to its long suffering citizens but it faces critical new crises as well as abundant new opportunities. Africa Emerges draws on a wealth of empirical data to explore the key challenges Africa must overcome in the coming decades. From peacekeeping to health and disease, from energy needs to education, this illuminating analysis diagnoses the remaining impediments Africa will need to surmount if it is to emerge in 2050 as a prosperous, peaceful, dynamic collection of robust large and small nations. Africa Emerges offers an unparalleled guide for all those interested in the dynamics of modern Africa's political, economic, and social development." --
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Rotberg, Robert I
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic development
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
Label
Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities, Robert I. Rotberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-251) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : A continent on the move -- Myriad challenges and opportunities -- A demographic dividend or just more people ? -- Tropical dilemmas : disease, water and more -- Educating future generations -- To war rather than prosper -- Accountability and the wages of corrupt behavior -- The infrastructural imperative -- Harnessing mobile telephone capabilities -- China drives growth -- Strengthening governance -- Creating responsible leadership
Control code
FIEb17326230
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780745661636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)850056150
Label
Africa emerges : consummate challenges, abundant opportunities, Robert I. Rotberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : A continent on the move -- Myriad challenges and opportunities -- A demographic dividend or just more people ? -- Tropical dilemmas : disease, water and more -- Educating future generations -- To war rather than prosper -- Accountability and the wages of corrupt behavior -- The infrastructural imperative -- Harnessing mobile telephone capabilities -- China drives growth -- Strengthening governance -- Creating responsible leadership
Control code
FIEb17326230
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780745661636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)850056150

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