This guide distills the richest material on climate impacts and trends in Africa, and African experiences in adaptation and mitigation, from the thousands of pages of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.
Since it began in prehistoric times, pastoralism in Africa has been a story of perpetual movement by cattle and their herders, who have adapted to the region’s climatic and security constraints over thousands of years.
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 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.