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By E. Lundsgaarde

Combining reports of demography, weather switch, expertise and innovation, political improvement, new actors in foreign improvement, and worldwide governance frameworks, this booklet highlights the most important underlying determinants of switch within the African context and key uncertainties concerning the continent's destiny improvement clients.

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London: Palgrave Macmillan. OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (2010) International Development Statistics Online. —— (2008) DAC Peer Review of Denmark. The OECD Journal on Development 8(4): 7–125. —— (2006a) DAC Peer Review of Germany. The OECD Journal on Development 7(2): 7–112. —— (2006b) DAC Peer Review of the Netherlands. The OECD Journal on Development 7(3): 115–214. —— (2006c) DAC Peer Review of the United Kingdom. The OECD Journal on Development 7(3): 7–114. —— (2004) DAC Peer Review of France.

The Global Development Agenda 11 UN development programmes should be in the global division of labour in relation to other multilateral development actors (Weinlich 2010). Even with the advent of the G-20 as a forum for expanding the voice of economically powerful developing countries in high-level summit meetings, the issue of assuring democratic legitimacy in the global governance system remains, as the interests that emerging powers represent are not necessarily in line with the interests of poorer African countries, which have minimal representation through the participation of the head of the African Union in summit meetings.

3 Foresight in Africa Scenario analysis and other methods of futures analysis have by now been applied in a wide variety of settings, including a number of studies that touch on the issue of how the global development landscape is changing, whether in looking at the transformation of the global environment or the transformation of the global economy. This section briefly outlines examples of foresight exercises relevant for African development. While foresight techniques have been put to use in diverse contexts across the African continent, the availability of information on the outcome of scenario development processes and evaluations of the utility of these exercises has often been limited.

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