Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa: The Additional Challenge

  title={Transnational Organized Crime in West Africa: The Additional Challenge},
  author={Andrea Mazzitelli},
  journal={Political Economy: Development eJournal},
Despite its vast natural and human resources and the undisputed progress made in the last decade towards the establishment of democratic culture and governing systems, West African countries continue to occupy the bottom ranks of the UN Human Development Index. Similarly, many of them score poorly in World Bank and Transparency International indexes that measure good governance. The international mass media have recently highlighted the role played by the West African region in the… Expand
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