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  • The future of AU-EU cooperation: Towards a new era?

    2021 is a decisive year for AU-EU relations, not least for the planning of the sixth AU-EU Summit in Brussels. In early March 2020 the EU presented its document “Towards a comprehensive Strategy...

    Start/End: 2021 - current
  • Water diplomacy and culture of sustainability. The Chad Basin

    The project, led by the Centre for African Studies in Turin, has focused on water management in the Lake Chad  and its regional and international implications. Water diplomacy holds a significant...

    Start/End: 2020 - 2021
  • African Futures 2030

    African Futures 2030 (AF2030) was a project lead by the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) reflecting on the major trends that will orient the future of Sub-Saharan Africa...

    Start/End: 2019 - 2021
  • The African Century: People, Agriculture and the Environment

    This multimedia project aimed to describe the role of sustainable agriculture in the African development. It focused on Ghana, striving to analyse the dynamics that are affecting agricultural...

    Start/End: 2019 - 2020
  • Out of the security deadlock: challenges and choices in the Sahel

    The project focused on the governance of security sector reform (SSR) in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger and on its interlinkages with other regional security processes. The analysis of governance...

    Start/End: 2019 - 2020
  • Governance and security in the Sahel: tackling mobility, demography and climate change

    The research firstly analysed the factors underpinning good governance in the Sahel, and secondly considered how the quality of governance is influenced by and can affect the management of...

    Start/End: 2018 - 2019
  • Empowering Africa

    The project offered an in-depth analysis of the current status, the future prospects and the main questions related to access to energy for household and industry in the African continent, such as...

    Start/End: 2017 - 2019
  • A comparative analysis of Italian and Spanish approaches to migration: the case of the Sahel

    This project comparatively analysed Italian and Spanish approaches to migration in the Sahel region. Promoted by the Italian Embassy in Madrid, and coordinated by IAI and the Elcano Royal...

    Start/End: 2017 - 2018
  • The security-migration-development nexus revised: a perspective from the Sahel

    The project aimed to reconceptualise the existing links between migration, development and security in the Sahel, a region where this nexus is particularly pronounced. The research also sought to...

    Start/End: 2017 - 2018
  • African Futures

    The African Futures project, coordinated by the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), explores possible trends and scenarios over a 10-15 year period in Africa: what is likely to...

    Start/End: 2016 - 2017