Dirk Kohnert

GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

Retired: Associated Research Fellow

German Inst. of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

Neuer Jungfernstieg 21

D-20354 Hamburg

Germany

http://dirk2011.jimdo.com/

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African Migration to Europe: Obscured Responsibilities and Common Misconceptions

GIGA Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jun 2007
Dirk Kohnert
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migration, West Africa, Europe, remittances, brain-drain, foreign trade policy, security, circular migration

African Migration to Europe: Obscured Responsibilities and Common Misconceptions

GIGA Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2012
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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migration, West Africa, Europe, remittances, brain‐drain, foreign trade policy, security, circular migration

EU-African Economic Relations: Continuing Dominance, Traded for Aid?

GIGA Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jul 2008
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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economic integration, trade policy, aid, international migration, re-gional integration, EU, Africa, China

EU-African Economic Relations: Continuing Dominance Traded for Aid?

GIGA Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2012
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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economic integration, trade policy, aid, international migration, regional integration, EU, Africa, China

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The Long-Term Effects of Development Aid: Empirical Studies in Rural West Africa

Afrika Spectrum, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 155-180, 1991, Journal of the Institute for Scientific Co-operation, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 83-111, 1993
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Thomas Bierschenk, Georg Elwert and Dirk Kohnert
Department of Anthropology and African Studies, Gutenberg University, Freie Universitat Berlin (Deceased) and GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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development cooperation, ODA, evaluation, West Africa, social structure

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Democratization Via Elections in an African 'Narco-State'? The Case of Guinea-Bissau

GIGA Working Paper No 123
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Guinea-Bissau, elections, democratization, informal institutions, aid, nationbuilding, institution building, drug trafficking

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On the Benefit of African Immigration to Europe: Turn in the EU Immigration Policy?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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International migration, Africa, EU, economic development, trade policy, human rights

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Are the Chinese in Africa More Innovative than the Africans? Comparing Chinese and Nigerian Entrepreneurial Migrants’ Cultures of Innovation

GIGA Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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trading diasporas, international migration, entrepreneurs, culture, innovation, SMEs, Africa, China, Nigeria, Cotonou, Accra

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The Successful Ghana Election of 2008: A Convenient Myth? Ethnicity in Ghana's Elections Revisited

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jul 2009
Heinz Jockers, Dirk Kohnert and Paul Nugent
affiliation not provided to SSRN, GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs and Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
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elections, ethnicity, election observation, informal institutions, impunity, Ghana, Africa

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Die UEMOA und die CFA-Zone: Eine neue Kooperations-Kultur im frankophonen Afrika? (The WEAMU and the Franc CFA-Zone: A New Culture of Co-Operation within Francophone Africa?)

REGIONALE INTEGRATION - NEUE DYNAMIKEN IN AFRIKA, ASIEN UND LATEINAMERIKA, Dirk Nabers and Andreas Urfen, eds., Schriften des Deutschen Übersee-Instituts, Hamburg, DÜI, No. 65, pp. 115-136, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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regional integration, currency union, Western Africa, CFA-zone

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informal sector, development, aid; Africa

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Country Concepts and the Rational Actor Trap - Limitations to Strategic Management of International Ngos

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Foreign aid, aid effectiveness, INGOs, planning policy, development management, participation, Africa, globalization

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Does Democratic Transition in Africa Enhance Economic Performance? The Case of Togo

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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democratization, governance, economic growth, development, LDCs, Togo, West Africa, African Studies

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Togo: Thorny Transition and Misguided Aid at the Roots of Economic Misery

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2008
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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democratization, governance, economic growth, development, LDCs, Africa

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Trump's Protective Tariffs and Their Impact on Africa

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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USA, tariffs, steel, aluminum, cars, trade war, China, EU, Africa, Egypt, South Africa

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Drivers of Change or Cut-Throat Competitors? Challenging Cultures of Innovation of Chinese and Nigerian Migrant Entrepreneurs in West Africa

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Trading Diasporas, international migration, entrepreneurs, culture, innovation, SME, Africa, China Nigeria, Cotonou, Accra

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Are Non-State Actors Better Innovators? The Ambiguous Role of Non-State Actors in the Transition Process: The Case of Benin and Madagascar

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Transition, development, informal sector, indigenous innovation, culture, globalisation, Africa, Bénin, Madagascar

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Cultures of Innovation of the African Poor. Common Roots, Shared Traits, Joint Prospects? On the Articulation of Multiple Modernities in African Societies and Black Diasporas in Latin America

GIGA Working Paper No 25
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2012
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Economic development, cultural change, innovations, social structure, African Diaspora, Benin, Brazil, Haiti

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On the Articulation of Witchcraft and Modes of Production Among the Nupe, Northern Nigeria

WITCHES, WITCH-HUNTS AND MAGICAL IMAGINARIES IN MODERN AFRICA, Burghart Schmidt, Rolf Schulte, eds., Verlag Dokumentation & Buch (DOBU), pp. 63-94, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Feb 2008
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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modes of production, informal politics, social conflicts, occult belief

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nationalism, migration, xenophobia, ethnicity, alienation, poverty, Africa

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Vom Camarade zum Monsieur: Strukturanpassung und Demokratisierung in Benin (From Camarade to Monsieur: Structural Adjustment and Democratization in Benin Republic)

Peripherie, Vol. 46, pp. 47-70, 1992
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert and Hans-Joachim A. Preuss
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs and Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.
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transition, structural adjustment, democratization, Benin, frankophone Africa

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Togo: A Didactic Drama of Misled Democratisation in Africa

Institute of African Affairs, No. 1, June 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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foreign aid, aid effectiveness, democratisation, Togo, Africa, globalization

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On the Divide between Constitutional Legislation and Constitutional Reality in the Democratization Process in Benin

Nord-Sued aktuell, Vol. 1, pp. 73-84, 1996
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Oct 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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democratization, transition, constitutional development, human rights, justice, Benin

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Rural Class Differentiation in Nigeria. Theory and Practice - A Quantitative Approach in the Case of Nupeland

Afrika-Spectrum, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 295-315, 1979
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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rural development, class, land tenure, social differentiation, mobility, Nupe, Nigeria

The Transformation of Rural Labour Systems in Colonial and Post-Colonial Northern Nigeria

Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 13, No.4, pp. 258-271, 1986
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Nov 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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political economy of development, labour systems, rural areas, economic history, Africa, colonialism, Nigeria

The Transformation of Rural Labour Systems in Colonial and Post-Colonial Northern Nigeria

Journal of Peasant Studies, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 258-271, 1986
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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political economy of development, labour systems, rural areas, economic history, Africa, colonialism, Nigeria

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economic history, economic development & cultural change, rural capitalism, Africa, Northern Nigeria

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Socialism Without Liberation - Land Reclamation Projects in Guinea-Bissau

Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. 28, No. 2/3, pp. 161-175, 1988
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2009
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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rural development, rice farming, land reclamation, colonialism, socialism, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

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New Markets for Local Experts in Africa?

MORE RESPONSIBILITIES TO SOUTH CONSULTANTS IN DEVELOPING THE COUNTRIES, M. V. Hauff, H. Werner, eds., pp. 63-74, Verlag Wissenschaft & Praxis, 1995
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Nov 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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consultancy, aid, technical cooperation, capacity building, Africa, indigenous knowledge

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Democratisation via Elections in an African 'Narco State'? - The Case of Guinea-Bissau

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Dec 2009
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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elections, democratization, informal institutions, aid, nation-building, institution building, drug trafficking, Guinea-Bissau, Africa

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The Impact of Foreign Affairs on the Political and Social Transition in Guinea-Bissau

Afrika Spectrum, Vol. 35, Vol. 1, pp. 41-64, 2000
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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economic & social transformation, international affairs, Guinea-Bissau

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African Agency and EU-African Economic Partnership Agreements

African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries' position on Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Brussels: European Parliament, Directorate-General for External Policies, Policy Department, April 2014. ISBN: 978-92-823-5667-8, 84 pp., 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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international trade, liberalization, regional intergration, civic agency, civil society, West Africa, ECOWAS, EU, EPAs

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Togo: Political and Socio-Economic Development (2015 – 2017)

BTI 2018. Political Management in International Comparison - Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI). Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Foundation, Germany
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Sep 2017
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Togo, West Africa, development, good governance, democratization, ODA

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Trump's Tariff's Impact on Africa and the Ambiguous Role of African Agency

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Jul 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Foreign Trade, Tarrifs, USA, Africa, South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Agency, Corruption

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Britain and Africa: Heading for the Brexit Rocks

Africa Spectrum, Vol. 53., No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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UK, Brexit, EU, Africa, International Trade, Tariffs, Aid, Security, Partnership

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The Successful Ghana Election of 2008 – A Convenient Myth? Ethnicity in Ghana’s Elections Revisited

GIGA Working Paper No 109
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2012
Heinz Jockers, Dirk Kohnert and Paul Nugent
affiliation not provided to SSRN, GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs and Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
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elections, ethnicity, election observation, informal institutions, impunity, Ghana

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The Impact of Brexit on Francophone Africa

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Brexit, UK, EU, Françafrique, Post-Colonialism, WAEMU, CEMAC, Development, International Trade, ODA, Security, Partnership

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Donor's Double Talk Undermines African Agency - Comparative Study of Civic Agency in Burkina Faso and Togo

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Development cooperation, democratization, civic agency, autocratic regimes, Burkina Faso, Togo, West Africa, ODA, aid dependency

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Togo - 2018: Domestic Politics, Foreign Affairs, Socio-economic Development

In: Abbink/Melber/Mehler/ (eds.), Africa Yearbook. Vol. 15 – Politics, economy and society South of the Sahara in 2018. Leiden & Boston: Brill, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Togo, countrywide study, West Africa, domestic politics, foreign affairs, socio-economic development

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L' Angleterre, le Brexit et l'Afrique (England, der Brexit und Afrika) (England, Brexit and Africa)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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UK, Brexit, EU, Africa, International Trade, Tariffs, Aid, Security, Partnership

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'Wir sind alle abgewertet!' - Zur Anpassungskrise von Währung, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in der CFA-Zone ('We are All Devalued!' - On the Adjustment Crisis of Currency, Economy and Society in the CFA Zone')

in: Institut für Afrika-Kunde / Hofmeier, R. (Hrsg.), "Afrika-Jahrbuch - 1993", Leske u. Budrich, Opladen, 1994:35 - 45
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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CFA-zone, F CFA, France,devaluation, West Africa, Central Africa, structural adjustment, monetary policy, optimal currency area

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'Wer hat Angst vorm schwarzen Mann'? Afrikanische Flüchtlinge in Europa - Spielball der Politiker ('Who Is Afraid of the Black Man'? African Refugees in Europe – Pawns in the Game of Politicians')

Nord-Süd aktuell, Institute of African Affairs, DÜI, Hamburg/Germnany, published as: Kohnert, Dirk (1993): " 'Wer hat Angst vorm Schwarzen Mann'? Afrikanische Flüchtlinge in Europa - Spielball der Politiker", in: INSTITUT FÜR AFRIKA-KUNDE/HOFMEIER, R. (Hrsg.), "Afrika-Jahrbuch - 1992", Leske u. Bud
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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international migration, refugees, Africa, Europe, immigration legislation, Germany

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Senegal: Presidential Elections 2019 - The Shining Example of Democratic Transition Immersed in Muddy Power-Politics

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2019
Dirk Kohnert and Laurence Marfaing
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs and University of Hamburg - GIGA Institute of African Affairs
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Senegal, presidential elections, governance, political change, political transhumance, social networks, West Africa, WAEMU, ECOWAS, civic agency

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No Change in Sight – Togo’s Political and Socio-Economic Development (2017 – 2019)

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Democratization, Governance, Fragile States, Political and Socio-Economic Development, Development Co-Operation, EU, Togo, West Africa, ECOWAS

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African Monetary Unions - Dominated by the North? On the Relevance of Rational Economic Reasoning Under African Conditions

in: Fritz, Barbara / Metzger, Martina (2005): New Issues in Regional Monetary Coordination - Understanding North-South and South-South Arrangements, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 2005: 177-187
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Sub-Saharan Africa, Franc CFA, CMA, optimal currency area, post-colonialism, France, South Africa,

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New Nationalism and Development in Africa - Review Article

Africa Spectrum, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 111-123, 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2017
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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nationalism, nation-building, development, xenophobia, sub-Saharan Africa

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L'impact du Brexit sur l'Afrique francophone (The Impact of Brexit on Francophone Africa)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Brexit, Royaume-Uni, UE, Françafrique, post-colonialisme, développement, commerce international, APD, sécurité, partenariat

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Demokratisierung im frankophonen Afrika - "Freie Bahn dem Liberalismus !" (Democratization in Francophone Africa: 'Clear the Path to Liberalism!'; in German)

in: Betz/Matthies (eds.), "Jahrbuch der Dritten Welt", München: Beck Verlag, 1993: 137-156
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Sub-Saharan Africa, Comparative Democratization, Frankophone Africa, political transition, African Studies, UEMOA, WAEMU, African History, Benin Republic

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Die Krise der Communauté Française Africaine (The Crisis of the Communauté Française Africaine)

Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (IPG), 1994
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Franc CFA zone, Africa, France, WAEMU, CEMAC, monetary policy, devaluation, optimal currency area

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The Ethics of African Regional and Continental Integration

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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AfCFTA, Regional Integration, Ethics, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Trade, Development Aid, Post-Colonialism, SADC, ECOWAS, CEMAC, CMA, ZLECA

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Sozio-Kulturelle Kurzanalyse: Bénin [Socio-Cultural Proximate Analysis: Benin Republic]

Afrika Spectrum, vol. 26 (1991), issue 3, pp. 405 - 414, Sizio-kulturelle Fragen in der Entwicklungspolitik II, 1995, ISBN: 3-923343-17-5
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Benin Republic,West Africa,Sub-Saharan Africa,sociocultural development,African Studies

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L' éthique de l'intégration régionale et continentale africaine (The Ethics of African Regional and Continental Integration)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Aug 2019
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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AfCFTA, regional integration, ethics, Sub-Saharan Africa, international trade, development aid, post-colonialism, SADC, ECOWAS, CEMAC, CMA

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Im Netz sozialer Beziehungen: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen Lokaler Experten in Afrika (Dans le Réseau des Relations Sociales: Potentiels et Restrictions des Experts Locaux en Afrique) (In the Network of Social Relationships: Potentials and Restrictions of Local Experts in Africa)

Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit (E+Z) [Development and Cooperation, (D+C)], Bonn, Germany, vol. 36, No. 12, pp. 329 - 331
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Development Planning, Expert Systems, Socio-cultural Dimension, Local Experts, International Experts, Sub-Saharan Africa, Development Cooperation, Local Culture

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Development Planning, Socio-cultural Studies, Development Aid, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Der Euro, ein Segen für Afrika? Folgen der Anbindung der afrikanischen Franc-Zone an den Euro (The Euro, a Blessing for Africa? Consequences of the Peg of the African Franc CFA to the Euro)

Author's version of: Kohnert, Dirk (1998): "Der Euro, ein Segen für Afrika? Folgen der Anbindung der afrikanischen Franc-Zone an den Euro". In: Institut für Afrika-Kunde/Hofmeier,R.(eds.), "Afrika-Jahrbuch-1997", Leske&Buderich, Opladen, 1998:59-70
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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Monetary Union, regional integration, Optimum Currency Areas, Franc CFA-Zone, Francophone Africa, Euro, EMU

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A New Mission of Agricultural Research and Extension in West-African Agriculture

Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. 31, Nos. 2/3, pp. 162-168, 199
Posted: 22 Jun 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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agricultural development, extension service, agricultural research, training and visit approach, West Africa, Benin

Crisis Region Western Africa: The Cradle of African Migration to Europe

Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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migration, West Africa, Europe, remittances, brain-drain, foreign trade policy, security, circular migration

Crisis Region Western Africa: The Cradle of African Migration to Europe

AFRICA AND FORTRESS EUROPE - THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES, Belachew Gebrewold, ed., Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, Hampshire, November 2007
Posted: 05 Dec 2007
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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migration, West Africa, Europe, remittances, brain-drain, foreign trade policy, security, circular migration

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On the Renaissance of African Modes of Thought: The Example of Occult Belief Systems

WITCHES, WITCH-HUNTS AND MAGICAL IMAGINARIES IN MODERN AFRICA, Burghart Schmidt and Rolf Schulte, eds. pp. 40-62, Verlag Dokumentation & Buch (DOBU), Hamburg, 2007
Posted: 30 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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African Renaissance, occult belief, rationality, rational actor

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Witchcraft and Transnational Social Spaces: Witchcraft Violence, Reconciliation and Development in South Africa's Transition Process

The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 217-245, 2003
Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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development, religion, cultural change, witchcraft, democratization, South Africa

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Election Observation in Nigeria & Madagascar: Diplomatic vs. Technocratic Bias

African Political Economy (ROAPE), Vol. 31, No. 99, pp. 83-101, 2004
Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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democratization, aid, election observation, Nigeria, Madagascar

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Magic and Witchcraft: Implications for Democratization and Poverty-Alleviating Aid in Africa

World Development, Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1347-1355, 1996
Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs

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democratization, poverty, religion, informal sector, Africa

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Innovation, culture, informal sector, cultural change, social structure, Benin, Brazil, Haiti, African Diaspora

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Togo - 2017: Domestic Politics, Foreign Affairs and Socio-Economic Development

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Tog, West Africa, domestic politics, governance, foreign affairs, socio-economic development, foreign aid

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International Trade, Tariff Policy, Protectionism, Nationalism, Trade Wars, USA, Africa, Egypt, South Africa

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L'Agence Sociale Compte! - Des entrepreneurs migrants Africains et Chinois comme acteurs de changement (Social Agency Matters! - African and Chinese Migrant Entrepreneurs As Agents of Change; Book Review in French)

Politique africaine (Paris, France) No. 147, pp. 175 - 176
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Jan 2018
Dirk Kohnert
GIGA - Hamburg, Institute of African Affairs
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Sub-Saharan Africa, Social Agency, Chinese migrant entrepreneurs, African migrant entrepreneurs, international migration, entrepreneurs, African Studies, Chinese Studies