The success of ambitious states will be determined by their ability to shape global infrastructures and the cities they connect around the world.
The US strategy toward Africa today is neither effective nor sustainable. It’s time to flip the script.
A military strengthened by American training, weapons, and intelligence helped create the very problem US assistance was meant to prevent.
US security assistance meant for counterterrorism efforts is also implicated in the government’s war against Anglophone separatists.
America’s unconditional security sector assistance has helped facilitate Ethiopia’s violent responses to opposition.
Through infrastructure investments, economic integration, and green and digital transitions, the EU's Global Gateway will shape Africa and its cities as new hubs for development.
The energy transition in African cities marks a key site of geopolitical competition, as China's control of the solar market reshapes urban service delivery.
African cities have emerged as proxy arenas where different modes of international relations are given effect through the development of infrastructure.
Amid shifts towards inclusive agricultural development, the Center for Global Food and Agriculture offers policy recommendations for further US government action.
This report presents findings from a survey of city governments that identifies major issues for international engagement, including the COVID-19 pandemic and response.