The African Policy Argument is a blog dedicated to African policy discussions and debates. It aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and knowledge on different policy issues and foster analytical thinking. Africans need to improve their skill and knowledge in the area of policy making and strategy formulation. And this kind of thorough discussion and debate on the different relevant topics helps build analytical skills vital to policy making. Africans should also be aware of the different strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and the different political, economic, social and technological factors in their countries. The importance of contextual and situational awareness cannot be stressed enough. In addition it also aims to encourage interdisciplinary approach that integrates social and natural science and humanities. In the months and years to come this blog will be posting different contents under different thematic areas (Categories).It will include pressing issues of development, sustainability, peace and security, climate change, human rights etc…
This blog is free from any institutional and ideological influence.
Upcoming thematic areas:
– Development, Sustainability and Peace
– Climate Change, Food Security and Land Management
– Trade, Regional Integration and Development
– Gender and Development