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Meet the creatives redefining narratives about Africa and proving why investing in local talent matters.
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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.
Featured research & reports
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.
Report May 14, 2021
Growing green: Catalyzing climate finance in African markets
By Emilie Bel
While African countries are the most impacted by the effects of climate change, the continent is home to an abundance of natural resources and vibrant economic prospects. To face the climate emergency, overcome the economic shock of COVID-19, and ensure that African economic development is sustainable, growth can only be green. However, tapping into Africa’s vast potential will require mobilizing billions in investment for infrastructure.