05 Jan Publication ‘Asian Tigers, African Lions’ wins award
Asian Tigers, African Lions: Comparing the Development Performance of Southeast Asia and Africa, published by Brill in 2013 and coordinated by the African Studies Centre (ASC) and KITLV, both in Leiden, has won the Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award 2014.
Asian Tigers, African Lions is an anthology of contributions by scholars and (former) diplomats related to the ‘Tracking Development’ research project, in collaboration with scholars based in Africa and Asia. The project compared the performance of growth and development of four pairs of countries in Southeast Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa during the last sixty years. The research project was funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The book has been published in the African Dynamics series.