Camilla Adelle has written an article with Donald Macrae, Andreja Marusic & Faisal Naru for Public Money and Management (Volume 35, Issue 3, 2015)
Title: "New development: Regulatory impact assessment in developing countries—tales from the road to good governance"
Abstract: This article s
The workshop, held in Uppsala in October 2014, gathered participants from African NGOs and researchers working on regionalisation and civil society issues. This provided a unique opportunity to engage in conversations about research and practice. During the two days, we moved from an initial emphasi
This week on Foreign Policy Lorenzo Fioramonti, John Boik and Gary Milante discuss why our current democratic systems may be failing us and what democracy can look like in the near future:
"If forms of government can be likened to operating systems, current variants of democracy are a bit like e
Rural diversification in sub-Saharan Africa has been one of the most debated issues over the last 15 years. On 18 March 2015 at the University of Pretoria, Dr Bruno Losch, Political Economist and lead Researcher at CIRAD, will discuss the survey results provided by the World Bank led program RuralSt
Global Agro-Food-Energy System Changes, Land Use Patterns, Production Models, Natural Resource Management, Food Security through Production and Employment, National/Global Governance (AFGROLAND)
Changes to the global agro-food-energy system (e.g. changing consumption patterns in the North, Europ
On 28 February 2015 at 6.30pm (Pretoria time) the Franco-German TV station ARTE will broadcast the documentary,"Terres arables : un marché pas comme les autres" (Arable lands: a market like no other) featuring the data and the work of Land Matrix.
The documentary, avaiable in French and German,
GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT: NEW CONCEPTS, NEW MEASUREMENTS AND NEW PRACTICES
How can governance evolve and innovate? Can current crises become opportunities to re-think our social, political and economic governance?
The Centre for Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn) is the first research institution in Africa dedicated entirely to governance innovation.
It focuses not only on cutting-edge research, but it is also an ‘innovation laboratory’ capable of generating new thinking about governance and development as well as attract innovators from all over the world.
In short, GovInn is an intellectual ‘inn’ for innovation in the 21st century.
"Presi per il PIL", a documentary by Stefano Cavallotto, Andrea Bertaglio and Lorenzo Fioramonti won the Jury Prize at the FReDD Film festival in Toulouse, France. The FReDD (Film, Recherche et Developpement Durable) selects the most interesting productions on sustainable development. "Presi per il
Measuring the Enabling Environment of Civil Society: A Global Capability Index
VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
April 2015, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 466-487
Lorenzo Fioramonti, Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, Department of Political Sciences, U
From Channel Africa, SABC
At the just ended 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU Summit) held on 30-31 January 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: “Year of Women Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063”, the Executive Council of AU delib
Loane Sharp (Economist at the Free Market Foundation) and GovInn Director Lorenzo Fioramonti discuss their divergent views on Thomas Piketty's highly influential Capital in the Twenty-First Century on 702 Talk Radio.
Listen to the full conversation (broadcast on 15 december 2015) below:
Rising economic inequality continues to cast a shadow over the World Economic Forum, says GovInn director Lorenzo Fioramonti in a live interview on SABC news (22 January 2015).
Oxfam set the tone earlier this week in a report timed to the start of the Davos conference: it estimated that the combine
What is governance innovation?
The term 'governance' indicates the complexity of decision-making processes in contemporary political and economic affairs. As opposed to the more traditional 'government', the idea of governance presupposes a fragmentation and diffusion of authority. Due to economic, social and cultural dynamics, no government nowadays can simply govern 'alone'. It is bound to share 'bits and pieces' of authority with other entities, from non-governmental organizations to regional institutions and private corporations. READ MORE
GovInn is also…
Rethinking development in the 21st century - Vandana Shiva at the Governance Innovation Week 2014
Entrevista a Frank Mattheis
Dr. John Boik, “Creating a More Egalitarian Society..." Houston Oasis, Dec 7, 2014