African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future
World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health
The Africa Program issues a new report, entitled "Challenges and Change in Uganda."
A new book from the Wilson Center Press looks at the economics behind internal conflict in a comparative perspective.
The Wilson Center holds a new capacity-building workshop for the highest tier of the newly elected Burundian Government as part of its ongoing training series.
The fourth installment in the Africa Program's Occasional Paper Series, by former World Bank Vice President Callisto Madavo, assesses past struggles and future prospects for economic, political and social development on the continent.
The Africa Program remains committed to its capacity-building initiative, launched three years ago, to imbue Burundi's leaders with conflict-resolution and strategic planning skills to help them rebuild their war-torn nation.
In 2002, the Africa Program launched a major initiative in the war-torn Central African nation of Burundi to support the country's peace process through an innovative leadership-training program. Now, as the country prepares to select its first democratically chosen president in 12 years, it has the opportunity to bring a close to a brutal era of war and intercommunal violence that has left more than 300,000 dead.