The NAI project on informal waste recycling in Nigeria is contributing to a new national policy. This is the upshot of a round table held 5 August in Abuja that brought together government officials, researchers, representatives of the private sector, civil society and international development agencies.
The title of Dr. Mo Ibrahim's Key Note is 'Why governance matters'. The only way for Africa to move forward is to ensure good governance – the way the economy, legal structures and institutions are managed. Please note! The lecture is open to the public and will also be live streamed at the NAI website.
Invitation to Key Note lecture September 26, 2014, 13.00-15.00 at Uppsala University Grand Auditorium (pdf opens in new window).
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Nominations for Claude Ake Visiting Chair 2015 (pdf opens in new window). Deadline for nominations: 20 November 2014.
By observing all five senses, researchers hope to find another angle to understanding politics in North Africa. NAI researcher Maria Malmström and Deborah Kapchan from New York University are bringing together several experts from North Africa for a conference in New York, 3-4 October.