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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development: Internal Culture of Foreign Policymaking and Sources of Weaknesses

  • Redie Bereketeab
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Part of the Contemporary African Political Economy book series (CONTAPE)

Abstract

The chapter examines the challenges the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) faces. It is generally perceived that IGAD is weaker compared with other regional economic communities (RECs). The weakness of IGAD is caused by three interrelated factors. These are the internal structure of IGAD, the over-reliance on foreign funds and Ethiopia's domination of the organization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Redie Bereketeab
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  1. 1.Nordic Africa InstituteUppsalaSweden

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