African Cities and the Development Conundrum: new journal article on informal governance

The most recent special issue of the International Development Policy journal explores the topic of African Cities and the Development Conundrum. The issue includes an article co-authored by the Basel Institute's Head of Governance Research, Dr Claudia Baez Camargo, and Dr Lucy Koechlin of the University of Basel. In the article, entitled “Informal Governance: Comparative Perspectives on Co-optation, Control and Camouflage in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda”, the authors explore informal practices associated with the prevalence of corruption in East Africa and their implications for policymaking.

The paperback version of African Cities and the Development Conundrum is now available for order through Brill. The full electronic version of the book is available in open access on the International Development Policy Journal website.

You can view the article directly for free here: Informal Governance: Comparative Perspectives on Co-optation, Control and Camouflage in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

For detailed research and comparative studies into informal governance and corruption, please visit the Basel Institute's Informal Governance website.