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Baba G. Jallow

is the inaugural Roger D. Fisher fellow in negotiation and conflict resolution at Harvard University’s law school and the former executive secretary of Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). He launched Gambia’s independent Never Again Network.

All articles of Baba G. Jallow

Development paradigms

How the SDGs are different

For many years, the paradigm was that underdeveloped countries should catch up.

Global development

More political literacy would benefit African governance

African policymakers excel at second-guessing donor wishes, and their nation’s true needs are often only an after-thought.


Why African countries must foster democratic civic cultures

Independence leaders failed to disown autocratic legacy after colonial rule

Transition from dictatorship

Learning lessons of the past in Gambia

Why a truth commission must not only assess the facts, but also engage the public in a lasting manner

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