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Featured commentary & analysis
New Atlanticist Sep 20, 2023
What it will take to feed Africa—and the world—in the coming decades
By Katherine Walla
During a discussion at Atlantic Council in New York, officials and food security experts laid out the solutions that can expand Africa’s agricultural productivity—and make it more resilient to climate change.
AfricaSource Mar 13, 2023
The US has gotten the day to day right in Africa policy. Time to think bigger.
By Aubrey Hruby
The Biden administration’s commitment to high-level engagement with African leaders is welcome, but its recent US-Africa Leaders summit should have been a launch pad for big, bold ideas.
Featured research & reports
Report Dec 5, 2023
How green banking can unlock climate solutions in Africa
By Jean-Paul Mvogo
In order to succeed in its transition to a green and inclusive economy, Africa must ramp up its green banking ecosystems and mobilize resources needed to finance climate mitigation and adaptation while also addressing deforestation, pollution and biodiversity loss.
Report Oct 26, 2023
AGOA and the future of US-Africa Trade
By Frannie Léautier
Frannie Léautier launches her new report “AGOA and the future of US-Africa trade.” AGOA serves as a key tool for both the United States and Africa as they look for ways to redefine and build their relationships.
Report Feb 23, 2023
Russia’s influence in Africa, a security perspective
By Sarah Daly & Abdelhak Bassou
In partnership with the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS), the Africa Center is proud to present the joint report “Russia’s influence in Africa, a security perspective”, by Sarah Daly and Abdelhak Bassou, on the first anniversary of the war in Ukraine.