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Identity Management: The Creation of Resource Allocative Criteria in Botswana

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

by Angela Gapa Abstract Botswana’s escape from the “resource curse” is an anomaly in the trend toward low economic growth and political instability in resource-rich developing economies. In literature on… Read More

Elephants are Like Our Diamonds: Recentralizing Community Based Natural Resource Management in Botswana, 1996-­2012

Published: Jan 16th, 2015

by Parakh Hoon Abstract When the Botswana parliament passed a Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) policy in 2007, ten years after its implementation, the formal policy rejected some of the basic… Read More

Decentralization, Local Governance and the Democratic Transition in Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis

Published: Mar 25th, 2014

by James S. Wunsch Introduction What factors are required for viable, democratic, local governments in Africa? This is an important question for several reasons. First, in an era of continuing… Read More

The Organizational Structures for Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Southern Africa

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Bruce Campbell and Sheona Shackleton Abstract Throughout Southern Africa there has been a move to decentralize natural resource management (NRM). Decentralization has taken many forms, resulting in different organizational… Read More

Civil-Military Relations in Botswana’s Developmental State

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Mpho G. Molomo Abstract This article discusses civil-military relations in Botswana with emphasis on internal security and regional instability as they affect Botswana’s development. It recommends that internal security… Read More

The State and Development in Southern Africa: A Comparative Analysis of Botswana and Mauritius with Angola, Malawi and Zambia

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

by Osei Hwedi Introduction African countries inherited economies that are backward, skewed and underdeveloped as a result of Western colonial rule. Since independence, African states have embarked on the transformation… Read More