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date: 08 August 2020

Democracy Promotion in Africa 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics
Oda van CranenburghOda van Cranenburgh

Africa’s deep economic problems and poverty have long dominated the global development agenda. However, toward the end of the 1980s, democracy gained a prominent place on this agenda. The issue is not without precedent. First, during the Carter administration the promotion of human rights in the so-called Third World became an element of U.S. foreign policy. The subsequent establishment of the National Endowment for Democracy in ... ...

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