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21 December 2023 | Africa

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.

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

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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  

From Catastrophe to Famine: Immediate action needed in Sudan to contain mass starvation



[ © Clingendael ]

 The conflict in Sudan has a substantial impact on the country’s food system and hinders people’s ability to cope with food shortages. As the country shows the worst hunger level ever recorded during the harvest season, which is usually a period when food is more available, the severity and scale of hunger in the coming lean season, will be catastrophic. This policy brief argues that rather than the inevitable consequence of war, this food crisis is the result of the generals’ deliberate destruction of Sudan’s food system and the obstruction of people’s coping mechanisms.