Alexander Benard writes on U.S.-Africa trade for World Politics Review

In a piece for World Politics Review, Alexander Benard argues that corporate governance should be central to US-African business engagement:

Washington should focus aggressively on…helping African countries strengthen their rules and regulations for, among other things, corruption as well as environmental and social mismanagement. It should also help African countries reform their bid processes for large projects to implement a framework that takes account of more than just the cost. Bids should be evaluated based on many other factors, including what the bidder plans to do to promote local employment and training, as well as certain quality-related considerations.

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