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Title:The political economy of Indian Ocean maritime Africa
Editor:Rumley, DennisISNI
City of publisher:New Delhi
Publisher:Pentagon Press
ISBN:8182748070; 9788182748071
Geographic terms:Indian Ocean islands
South Africa
Subjects:Indian Ocean
international organizations
international economic relations
international trade
maritime law
regional security
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This book is the outcome of a conference held in Nairobi in 2014, that was jointly organised by the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG), involving academics, diplomats, politicians, bureaucrats, business people, NGOs and others, brought together to discuss Indian Ocean maritime Africa's changing geo-economic and geopolitical linkages to other Indian Ocean Rim states. Important issues addressed are the region's internal and external trade, investment and aid relationships and cooperation in the areas of maritime security and education and innovation. Contents: Introduction (Dennis Rumley); The Indian Ocean region: the evolving context and rising significance of Indian Ocean maritime Africa (Christian Bouchard and William Crumplin); Infrastructure and influence: China's presence on the coast of East Africa (Ross Anthony); Revisiting alternative futures in the Indian Ocean nexus: CHIMEA vs Great Power rivalry (Francis A. Kornegay, Jr.); Africa and contested constructions of the Indian Ocean region (Timothy Doyle and Dennis Rumley); African countries' trade and investment with Indian Ocean Rim states (Saman Kelegama and Dharshani Premaratne); Trade and investment relations in the IORA area: the case of India-Tanzania trade and investment flows (Honest Prosper Ngowi); The geopolitics of official development assistance in Indian Ocean Africa: an Australian perspective (Dennis Rumley); The Indian Ocean region and opportunities for global South-African development (Siphamandla Zondi); Law of the sea: maritime security enforcement and jurisdictional issues for the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member states (Bimal N. Patel); Myriad maritime threats and multilateral approaches: the Indian Ocean and East Africa (Vijay Sakhuja); Maritime security and its impact on trade in the IORA region (Nancy Karigithu); Silences on maritime security in existing regional security architecture: the case of East African and Indian Ocean waters (Paul Wambua); A virtual open university for the real transformation of regional cooperation and trade: lessons learned from the Pan-African E-Network Project (K.S. Sukon); Africa's economic relations with the Indian Ocean rim: a systems of innovation approach (Mario Scerri); Conclusion: towards an agenda for stronger Africa-Indian Ocean linkages (Dennis Rumley). [ASC Leiden abstract]