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Our academic opportunities connect the Cornell community with the study of African development through programmatic resources and a student internship. To participate in an opportunity, contact us


Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester.


IAD Monthly Global Africa Webinar on Contemporary Issues

Digital platform that provides a space where academics, researchers, and policy makers exchange views on current political, economic, legal, and social issues on African development.
The IAD Africa Summer Internship Program is a fully funded, eight-week summer internship that reinforces academic learning through field placements with institutions, NGOs, and organizations in Ghana, Zambia, and several other countries in Africa.