Research and policy analysis
The Nordic Africa Institute, NAI, is a research centre focused on Africa. It is jointly financed by the governments of Finland, Iceland and Sweden.
Cooperation around the world
The Nordic Africa Institute cooperates formally with several organisations, and the Institute is also a member of several networks at an institutional level.
Sexuality.In her work on attitudes towards sex and intimacy NAI guest researcher Sara Manuel is studying Maputo’s upper middle-class. She made the conscious decision to focus on the well-off, contrasting the stereotype of Africa as the continent of the poor. “I rarely recognise people like myself in the reports about life in Africa”, she says.