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The Climate Security-Violent Extremism Nexus in West Africa 12 February 2024 | Africa | Fight Against Terrorism

The Climate Security-Violent Extremism Nexus in West Africa

Our 5th Southern Talks welcomes Dr. Ebimboere Seiyefa

African Shared Values Vs the Implication of Increasing Authoritarianism in the Greater Sahel and Gulf of Guinea 21 December 2023 | Africa | Security & Conflict

African Shared Values Vs the Implication of Increasing Authoritarianism in the Greater Sahel and Gulf of Guinea

On leadership shifts that might challenge Africa's shared values and impact the entire system built around on local, regional and international level.

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Mining, Minerals, and Materials in the Age of Sustainability and Alliances

[ © Baker Institute for Public Policy ]

 As the world bumps toward energy transitions that vary widely in approach, cost, and political commitment certain realities are becoming manifest. One is the sheer level of effort entailed in building materials supply chains that can support displacement of legacy fuels and systems to the extent, and within the time frames, imagined. Replacing legacy fuels and systems that have been the backbone of global prosperity is a complex endeavor of historic proportions  

Impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on Africa: Policy implications for navigating shocks and building resilience

[ © ODI Policy brief ]

 This report synthesizes the evidence on the impact of the war and its implications on food security in Africa based on country case studies covering Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa and Sudan, as well as Africa-wide studies utilizing econometric modelling techniques. The studies examine the transmission channels of the impact of the Russia–Ukraine war on African economies and their resilience  

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The NSD-S HUB supports NATO in enhancing understanding of the regional dynamics in Africa and the Middle East. This is achieved through horizon scanning, and researching challenges and opportunities which influence security and stability. In addition, the NSD-S HUB assists NATO in harmonizing their activities in the region.

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