Confronting COVID-19

Project members discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Africa, compounded by neoliberalism and colonialism, and draw lessons from the early post-independence period for structural transformation.

Natural Resource Sovereignty

Examined early post-independence attempts to transform the continent’s dependence on primary commodity exports, and reflects on the current state of the global political economy.

Industrialization Policy, Leadership, and State Coordination

Explores post-independence industrialization policies that sought to transform inherited colonial economics.