5 ways that #DemocracyMatters for development

Does development bring democracy, or is it the other way around? At the Annual Democracy Forum 2014 in Botswana, we asked several experts to share their views about why democracy matters in development.

About the author

  • Sharon Tshipa

    Sharon Tshipa is a media practitioner, writer and social entrepreneur based in Gaborone, Botswana. She currently works for Chinese news agency Xinhua and as a freelance video journalist for French newswire service AFP. Tshipa is also co-founder and chairperson of the Botswana Society for Human Development, a local NGO.