By Tobias Hagmann,Professor Filip Reyntjens
In 2013 virtually half Africa's most sensible reduction recipients have been governed via authoritarian regimes. whereas the West may possibly declare to advertise democracy and human rights, in perform significant bilateral and foreign donors, equivalent to USAID, DFID, the realm financial institution and the eu fee, have visible their reduction regulations turn into ever extra entangled with the survival in their authoritarian protégés. neighborhood voters hence locate themselves on the receiving finish of a compromise among reduction firms and executive elites, during which improvement rules are formed within the pursuits of conserving the prestige quo.
Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa sheds gentle at the political intricacies and ethical dilemmas raised through the connection among international reduction and autocratic rule in Africa. via contributions by means of best specialists exploring the revival of authoritarian improvement politics in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Cameroon, Mozambique and Angola, the booklet exposes moving donor pursuits and rhetoric in addition to the effect of international relief on army guidance, rural improvement, electoral approaches and household politics. within the method, it increases an pressing and too usually overlooked query: to what quantity are international relief programmes truly perpetuating authoritarian rule?
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