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.

Africa Economy & Business


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.

Africa Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Sep 19, 2023

Unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential

By Aubrey Hruby and Fatima Ezzahra Mengoub

The ongoing digital revolution in Africa presents a valuable opportunity to revolutionize the continent’s food systems.

Africa Economy & Business


Mar 3, 2023

Critical connectivity: Reducing the price of data in African markets

By Aubrey Hruby

This report analyzes the current state of the digital transformation in Africa and outlines how affordable and accessible data is imperative for further development.

Africa Digital Policy


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. 

Africa English
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Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Africa Center

By Atlantic Council

Africa’s time has come.


Feb 11, 2022

Sahel: Moving beyond military containment policy report

By Pierre Englebert, Rida Lyammouri

Over the last ten years, violence and political instability have spread across the West African Sahel. Multiple foreign interventions and local governments have proved unable to stem the crisis.  This report analyses the multiple failures at the root of the crisis and makes innovative policy recommendations.

Africa Energy Markets & Governance
African markets - going green


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.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Issue Brief

Apr 28, 2021

Partnering for Africa’s digital future: Opportunities for the United States, South Korea, and India

By Aleksandra Gadzala Tirziu

For Washington, cooperation with emerging powers such as South Korea and India could advance US influence in Africa and could help ensure that Beijing’s digital foothold on the continent does not deepen.

Africa Economy & Business


Apr 19, 2021

Priorities for US-Africa commercial policy in the Biden Administration

By Aubrey Hruby

This new decade has created a unique moment for the Biden administration to reset US-Africa policy. A more multifaceted and nuanced engagement with African states will set a foundation for stronger US-Africa partnerships, support mutual economic growth, and contribute to strengthening US global leadership.

Africa Economy & Business