The Nordic Africa Institute

Research and policy advice

The researchers at NAI conduct high-quality research on social, political and economic developments in contemporary Africa. The research findings are communicated to scholars, policymakers and the general public in the Nordics, Africa and globally.

  • Topics

    Browse our research output and library resources based on specific topics.

  • Countries and regions

    Research, publications, library resources and more for a specific country or region.

  • Researchers

    Our staff researchers.

  • Publications

    Academic and policy-oriented publications, based on our research.

  • Projects

    All our current and finalised research projects.

  • Impact areas

    During the Institute's 2022–2026 strategy period, we will work on five areas of policy-relevant research.

  • Briefings

    The Institute offers tailored briefings for Nordic ambassadors to African countries, as well as other senior decision makers working on Africa-related issues.

  • Call for abstracts and papers

    Calls for abstracts and papers for our workshops and conferences in Africa, the Nordics and Europe.