Join us for an in-depth conversation with leading scholars on U.S., China, and Africa policy to discuss whether the BRI and B3W can address Africa’s financing needs and how to avoid the negative spillovers of great power competition on the African continent.
America’s return to the Paris Climate Accord in January 2021 was a milestone in the global push for climate action.
Chinese development finance lending in Africa and elsewhere throughout the Global South has cratered in recent years and it appears that Beijing has, at least for now, lost interest in loaning vast sums of money to poor countries to build infrastructure.
The volume of Chinese loans to the public sector in Africa is large but surprisingly decreasing. New data provide insights on the scale and terms around this massive lending portfolio but raise questions around transparency, access, and voice on Africa-China relations.
Unreliable distribution and poor governance hold back electricity connectivity rates.
Join us for an in-depth conversation with government officials, academics, and development partners from Nigeria, South Africa, and the United States to discuss the high rates of unemployment in Africa’s largest economies, its implications for the rest of the continent, and paths to a stable and prosperous future.
A discussion on U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken’s first virtual trip to Africa, where he ‘visited’ Kenya and Nigeria and also spoke to the alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative.
Many African countries have placed economic diversification high on the policy agenda, yet they first need to define what it means in their specific structural and socioeconomic contexts.
As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to mark 100 days in office, Carnegie scholars from across our global network assess his foreign policy strategy so far.
A discussion on the geopolitics of decarbonization and how more African women can get involved in climate and energy policy.