Africa Spectrum, Vol 50, No 1
Author: Maggie Dwyer, Astrid Bochow, Jannik Schritt, Aghogho Akpome, Nandini Patel, Michael Wahman, Dieter Neubert, Laurence Marfaing, Salih O Nur, Carole Ammann, Sebastian Elischer, Ian Taylor, Reinhart Kossler, Johannes Plageman
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies /
Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation /
Hamburg University Press
This issue of Africa Spectrum includes articles on 1) the trends and tactics employed in mutinies in West and Central Africa from 1960 to 2012; 2) the commodification of health in Botswana’s political arena during the country's HIV pandemic; 3) the J...
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The Ebola Outbreak in Comparison: Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire
Author: Katharina Heitz Topka, Andrea Kaufmann, Franzisca Zanker
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
This brief examines some of the reasons why despite sharing a long border, Liberia was affected by the 2014/2015 Ebola virus outbreak while Côte d'Ivoire was not.
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Reformed Cocoa Market Benefits Liberian Farmers
Author: Gun Eriksson Skoog
Nordic Africa Institute (NAI)
This brief discusses the business environment for smallholder cocoa farmers in Liberia, noting that the Liberian government's regulatory reforms have increased competition among cocoa buyers and new investors have encouraged the farmers to improve th...
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