Skip to main content


New Director Sees "Extraordinary Possibilities"

N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba took the helm on July 1 as the Institute for African Development’s director.
"I'm not a privacy absolutist," says Ifeoma Ajunwa, IAD faculty member and assistant employment law professor at Cornell University in the US. "But we...
In this article on jobs in India, Ravi Kanbur provides his expertise.   
COVID-19 may help us “think of a new turning point” in overturning established power structures and compelling people to reconsider borders, N’Dri...
Fresh out of Cornell’s vet college, Steven Osofsky ’89, noticed thousands of miles of fences when he arrived in Botswana as a wildlife veterinarian.
Faculty are finding answers to questions related to a world on the move with Migrations grants, awarded by the “Migrations” Global Grand Challenge.

University of Zambia hosts book launch

Einaudi Center’s Rachel Riedl’s, From Pews to Politics: Religious Sermons and Political Participation in Africa, launched at the University of...
Even as a high school senior, Tony Zhou ’19 knew he wanted to pursue a path beyond borders. That’s why he applied to Cornell. 
Global scholars converged in Livingstone, Zambia, to attend the IAD hosted, 2019 Summer Africa Conference and Early Career Workshop.

Ithaca roots growing in Africa

"[Cornell's] alumni network is an invaluable resource to Cornell and to advancing African development."