A New Release: Institution Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa

The Handbook published by the renowned publishing house, IGI Global, has been released in December 2020.

The book is edited by a team of researchers at the Centre of Economic Policy and Development Economic Research, in Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. The editors include Professor Evans Osabuohien, Dr Emmanuel Oduntan, Dr Obindah Gershon, Dr Olaronke Onanuga & Dr Oluyomi. The key focus of The Handbook on Institution Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa captures the intricate challenges interwoven into the fabrics of Africa’s institutional framework, which has been impeding her economic progress.

The book fundamentally evaluates the institutional arrangements within which African countries are pursuing their respective development agenda. It specifically suggests a roadmap to knowing what stones to turn that would lead to Africa’s economic development. The book is made up of 24 chapters, detailed to enhance the readers’ comprehension of Africa economic estate, covering topics on climate change, corruption, poverty, women entrepreneurship financial development, rural economy and financial development. It also enlightens the readers on how available resources in the continent can be harnessed to bring about sustainable development. The book highlights the essence of economic diversification by emphasising on building viable institutions to serve as the fulcrum for managing Africa’s resources and promoting sustainable economic growth that embraces a participative involvement of key stakeholders.  


The book provides detailed and enlightening research into institution-building processes in Africa. To view Click the Preface to get more information on the book, which is also available online at the publisher’s website at, click here.