Africa's Problems ... African Initiatives

by Africa Policy Information Center
with William Minter (editor), Carol Capps, Catherine Sunshine
Washington, DC, United States
49 pages
Type: Book
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Introduction • African Alternative Framework to Structural Adjustment Programs for Socio-Economic Recovery and Transformation • African Charter for Popular Participation in Development and Transformation • The Kampala Document: Towards a Conference on Security, Stability, Development and Cooperation in Africa. The book brings together these three documents concerning the possible causes and solutions to African poverty. The African Charter was adopted in Arusha, Tanzania, in February 1990, at the end of the International Conference on Popular Participation in the Recovery and Development Process in Africa. The Kampala Document emerged from a gathering in 1991 that was convened at the initiative of the Africa Leadership Forum. The book discusses the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, NGOs, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, least developed countries (LDCs), removal of import controls, devaluation of currencies, privatization of government enterprises, jobs, the United Nations Program of Action for African Economic Recovery and Development, the international community, African governments, people's organizations, development organizations, women's organizations, the media, trade unions, Olusegun Obasanjo, American Muslim Council, Church World Service/Lutheran World Relief, and the Joint Ministry in Africa of United Church of Christ/Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the Africa Policy Information Center).
Collection: Aubrey McCutcheon papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections