The importance of African countries holding food reserves for promoting food security and price stability is highlighted in this report.
The Mano river basin has now become the epicentre of West Africa’s Ebola pandemic. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the countries worst hit by the virus that has claimed the lives of more than 5000 people.
The UN Security Council passed a resolution that substantially restructured the form and function of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), following the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan at the end of 2013.
The Government of Kenya has ambitions to significantly expand its power supply from geothermal sources to underpin low-carbon, climate resilient development, as encapsulated in its National Climate Change Action Plan.
The Africa Initiative research program aims to inform policy
making in Africa by supporting new and innovative field-based
research on issues critical to the continent.
The Africa Initiative exchange program is building capacity by
supporting short-term academic placements for African and Canadian
graduate students undertaking research on Africa.