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Scholarly Publications

Liberation Technology: Social Media and the Struggle for Democracy

June 2012

This book originated in a conference on "Liberation Technology in Authoritarian Regimes" held at Stanford University in Oct.

Democratization in Africa

December 1999

Democratization in Africa examines the state of progress of democracy in Africa at the end of the 1990s.

Other Publications

The Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA)

May 2015

The Kenya Tea Development Authority (KTDA) focuses on efforts to “Africanize” the Kenyan tea industry in the years following the country’s independence from the United Kingdom.

On the Brink: Weak States and US National Security

June 2004

The Center for Global Development opened its doors in November 2001, just two months after the terrorist attacks of September 11.

News

John Githongo on Africa’s new autocrats

February 2015

On Feb. 5, Kenyan journalist and anti-corruption leader, John Githongo, delivered the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service at Stanford University.

Evaluating the impact and future of the International Criminal Court

May 2013

In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S.

Tackling development challenges in Africa, three social entrepreneurs join Stanford community

March 2013

In April, three social entrepreneurs working to advance social, economic, and political change in Africa will spend the spring quarter in residency at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the...

Events

LAD Workshop: Strathmore Business School 2016

November 30, 2016

This five-day intensive program for a select group of mid-high-level East African government officials and business leaders is designed to address how government can encourage and enable the...

LAD Course: Strathmore Business School 2015

May 18, 2015

This is a four-and-a-half-day intensive program for a small number of mid- and high-level government officials and business leaders, exploring how government can encourage and enable the private...

The Impact of Armed Conflict on Health and Human Rights

March 6, 2014

Abstract:Armed conflict causes profound and widespread adverse consequences for health and human rights.

Projects

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
English

Program on Liberation Technology

The Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how information technology can be used to improve governance, empower...
English

Multimedia

Corruption, Democracy and Security feat. John Githongo

April 2015

Audio:Description: John Githongo speaks for CDDRL's Research Seminar Series on April 2, 2015, remarking on Nigeria's triumph of democracy - a relatively peaceful transition of power - and Kenya's recent school shooting tragedy.  00:00 26:56   ...

Africa (Up)Rising: Confronting the New Authoritarianism

February 2015

On Feb. 5, Kenyan journalist and anti-corruption leader, John Githongo, delivered the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service at Stanford University.

People

Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics