By T. D. Harper-Shipman
African governments and societies that want equitable and ecologically-sound futures should stop owning development.
When I say that African governments and societies must stop owning development, there is a double-entendre here. What does it mean to own development? By “development,” I mean the contrived economic and political processes that are unfolding across the continent and the alterations they are making in African societies and eco-systems.