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Scholarly Publications

Sustainable development of the palm oil sector in the Congo Basin

May 2019

Key messages:The Congo Basin is rich in biodiversity and stores an estimated 25%-30% of the worlds tropical forest carbon stocks.

Events

The Tortuous Trajectories of Democracy and the Persistence of Authoritarianism in Africa

June 7, 2012

Abstract:   The "spirit of democracy" has recently been undermined in several African countries as authoritarian methods have been the preferred approach.

Proliferating Markets: the Transnational Trade in Uranium from Africa

February 5, 2009

Gabrielle Hecht is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.  Her first book, The Radiance of France:  Nuclear Power and National Identity after World War II (MIT 1998), won...