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The Institute for African Development (IAD) is an interdisciplinary nucleus for the study of Africa with the overarching goal of strengthening and expanding the depth and breadth of African development studies. Based in Ithaca, our impact reaches far beyond our physical location.

More than 40 IAD-affiliated faculty from across Cornell conduct research and teach courses related to African development. More than 300 IAD graduate fellows now work in government, NGOs, academic institutions, and international organizations on the African continent—testament to the institute's diverse constituency and impact. IAD is supported by an Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Recent assessments of climate change impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa indicate that the continent is already experiencing impacts from rising temperatures, including water shortages, reduced food prod
2815 SEM 101 R 2:30pm - 4:25pm Jan 22 - May 7, 2024 Bezner Kerr, R Uris Hall, G08 2 credits S/U Combined with: CRP 6770, GDEV 4770, GDEV 6770

Mercy Abutsa, IAD Fellow

Call for Proposals to Imagine Better Future

Program
The Bouriez Family Fellowship, administered by the Institute for African Development (IAD), sponsors exceptional students from Francophone Africa as they pursue professional training in law or glob
Seminar
Recent assessments of climate change impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa indicate that the continent is already experiencing impacts from rising temperatures, including water shortages, reduced food production, loss of lives and biodiversity loss.
Program
Forum that provides a space where academics, researchers, and policy makers exchange views on current political, economic, legal, and social issues on African development.
Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Director, Institute for African Development
Associate Director, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Hardis Family Assistant Professor for Teaching Excellence
Professor, Law
Tinenenji Banda

Institute for African Development

Andreu Sola-Martin

Institute for African Development