governance

1 Good governance is not one-size-fits all

One of the pillars of economic development is governance. Programs like the broad-based Washington Consensus relied upon improving governments to ensure that economic reforms such as trade liberalization and privatization of public enterprises. The alphabet soup of major donors like the World Bank, USAID and DfID have a applied wide-stroke solutions to governance.…

1 Tony Blair’s odd poster child for advancing good African governance

Tony Blair and Paul Kagame Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair wants to end aid dependence by fostering better governance, especially in Africa. Since moving off the geopolitical center stage, Blair has inserted himself into several new supporting roles that could generally be lumped together as world betterment consultant. For…