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The African Development Bank

By: Harris M Mule and E Philip English

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1996 | #49785 | ISBN: 1853392960
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Useful overview and assessment of ADB policies and projects. Includes case studies.


Contents

Part 1 Historical setting and record of performance - History in the making: a cautious change of heart, 20; internal politics, 22; moving money, 24; the African development bank group today, 27; a continent in crisis, 29; literature review, 32. Governance and the governed: board of governors, 39; board of directors, 40; presidency, 45; vice-presidencies, 47; grappling with governance, 48; staff, 51; conclusions, 58. Lending a hand - projects and programs: overall resource flows, 64; geographical distribution, 68; sectoral allocation, 71; country programming, 74; policy-based lending, 76; project lending, 82; quest for quality, 89. Country case studies - a view from the field: Kenya, 95; Mali, 101; Egypt, 108; case study conclusions, 113. Part 2 Development agenda - Mobilizing and managing money: resource mobilization, 117; bank subscriptions, 117; ADF contributions and special funds, 119; borrowing from governments and capital markets, 119; future needs and prospects, 121; financial policies, 123; conclusions, 136. Crosscutting issues - a full agenda: the African debt problem, 142; the nature of African debt, 143; debt relief initiatives, 144; the ADB group response, 146; regional integration, 149; the private sector, 153; environment, gender, and poverty, 157; governance, 165; an energy pattern, 169. The way ahead: the basic building blocks - projects and personnel, 176; the engineers and architects - management and the board, 179; paying the bills - mobilizing and managing money, 181; the blueprint - bank strategy, 184.

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