As the world remains focused on the fate of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by members of Boko Haram, it is clear that this terrorist organisation is rapidly reinforcing its position as a regional menace.
The US and China are the first and the second largest economies in the world respectively. Comparing and contrasting their policies is helpful for envisioning the possible relations of Africa with them.
The battle for climate compatible development will be won or lost at the subnational level: in provinces, districts and cities. National governments depend on subnational actors to implement climate policies.
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.