Information Center: 2009
Review of the comprehensive history ʺSmall Is Not Always Beautifulʺ by Max Liniger-Goumaz.
This report examines the current situation in five countries in West and Central Africa with regard to fiscal space, with a view to identifying scope for the sustainable financing of additional spending on social protection. It starts from the premise that, although such programs may be desirable from the point of view of poverty reduction and politically and institutionally possible at sector level, spending decisions need to be taken from a ‘whole government perspective’, explicitly taking into account the need to maintain fiscal and macroeconomic stability.
Despite increasing oil revenues, Equatorial Guinea's wealth has not directly benefited the vast majority of its people. In fact, the worsening of several indicators - such as the infant mortality rate and the status of civil liberties, in particular electoral freedom - are showing that conditions have worsened.
Economic and social development indicators and discussions published annually by the IMF.
In 2004, Nick du Toit confessed to an attempted coup in Equatorial Guinea. But du Toit and his co-conspirators had no interest in democratic change, only in the country's oil. In this book, Adam Roberts shows how the coup is part of a new scramble for control of Africa, a continent rich in natural resources.
Report by Global Witness that offers a critique on the practices of some of the major banks in the world who do business with corrupt regimes. Several countries are detailed in this report, including Equatorial Guinea, offeringin-depth analysis on what is currently occuring as well as what should be done about such banks.
Folklore, Nation, and Gender in a Colonial Encounter: Coros y Danzas of the Sección Femenina of the Falange in Equatorial Guinea
Focuses on Equatorial Guinea’s compliance with its obligations in relation to the fulfillment and realization of economic, social, and cultural rights. It presents and analyzes key indicators relating to the enjoyment of the rights to health, education, food, water, and housing, as well as selected indicators of state policy efforts. The analysis highlights key areas of apparent noncompliance by the state of Equatorial Guinea with the principles of progressive realization according to maximum available resources, prioritization of minimum core obligations, and the duty of non-discrimination.
An editorial that highlights the important connections between government transparency, government accountabiilty, and democracy.
An economic overview and analysis of Equatorial Guinea by the IMF.
This brief analyzes the concept of the "resource curse" and its likely causes and effects. The interactions between political and economic factors are addressed, particularly in the context of transparency, democracy, and the management of both resources and development.
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