Vision and ValuesGood Governance Africa operates centres across Africa for pan-African reach. Each of our centres is operated by a local team with local knowledge to offer context-driven interventions in our united mission to enhance governance across the continent.
WHY DOES GOOD GOVERNANCE AFRICA EXIST?
We aim to improve governance performance across the continent; to inform and persuade the policy community that transparency and accountability are the basic building blocks of successful development; to strengthen the rule of law; and to build an active citizenry that institutionalises constraints on executive power. Why? Because improved governance results in better economic, social and environmental performance, which leads to greater wellbeing for all citizens.
WHAT DOES GOOD GOVERNANCE AFRICA DO?
We conduct high-quality research to complement the building of more inclusive political settlements across the continent. Our research is demand-driven and provides an evidence base for building practicable policies that enhance productive and allocative efficiency. We are passionate about solving the challenges of environmental degradation, climate change, and mass youth unemployment, which combine to undermine human security and ecological integrity.
WHAT DOES GOOD GOVERNANCE AFRICA BELIEVE?
We believe that building inclusive political settlements will help to overcome the collective action failures that lead to human rights abuses, corruption and undermining the rule of law; that African countries have an opportunity to leapfrog their industrialised counterparts through pursuing development models that promote green industrialisation and enhance ecological integrity simultaneously; and that we can play an integral role in realising these objectives.
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