How good is Southern Africa extractives data? 

The Mineral Governance Barometer from Southern Africa Resource Watch contains this observation in its introduction. Despite increasing attention to mineral governance, our ability to compare the records of Southern African countries systematically has remained limited. Some studies offer sweeping analyses of the adverse consequences of failed resource governance throughout Africa (Bond 2006; Burgis 2015; Kabemba 2013). Others provide […]

CIPESA: ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)  promotes decision-making that facilitates the use of ICT in support of development and citizen-centred governance. Through research, advocacy and debates, it aims to enable policy makers and other stakeholders in Africa to understand how to leverage ICT policies and tools to improve livelihoods, improve […]