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Vusi Gumede has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Development and Business Science, University of Mpumalanga (UMP).  Before joining...

The African Community in China in the Age of Renewed China-Africa Cooperation

The IAD Occasional Papers Series is a biannual publication of multi-disciplinary, policy-oriented articles in all fields of African studies relevant...

Chris Barrett, IAD

While many of the speakers during the event lamented a broken system, Chris Barrett, professor and co-editor-in-chief of Food Policy at Cornell...

Prospects and Impediments to Peaceful Democratic Transitions in West Africa:...

Friday, December 11, 2020 December 11, 900am-12:00pm (EST)/2:00pm-5:00pm (GMT)  Registration...

Federal Grant to Support Learning Hubs in Ghana, Zambia

The Institute for African Development has been awarded a three-year UISFL grant to strengthen African studies and languages.

Ecuador, Ghana, and Beyond: Einaudi's Virtual Interns

Tapping worldwide connections, the Einaudi Center matched dozens of students with paid summer internships and research in their fields.

LADISLAUS M. SEMALI ...

The presentation will not only discuss what constitutes indigenous knowledge but how it can be used in times of crises such as the COVID-19...
The government is paying a record amount of subsidies to farmers this year. The supports will equal 36% of net farm income, said Chris Barrett on...

Check Out Ufahamu Africa Season 5

Ufahamu Africa is a podcast about life and politics on the African continent, cohosted by Rachel Beatty Riedl. A new episode of Ufahamu Africa is...
Large populations and high median incomes would seem necessary for pedestrian malls to survive, but they’re not always a prerequisite for success,...