The Nordic Africa Institute is a knowledge centre focused on Africa. It is jointly financed by the governments of Finland, Iceland and Sweden.
Cultural heritage.During the transatlantic slave trade of the 17th-19th centuries, hundreds of thousands of people were deported from the ports of Calabar region to the Americas. Despite their enslavement, they tried to preserve their African heritage. One example is the initiation rituals that Cubans share with Nigerians and Cameroonians from Cross River region.