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IAD Mini-Grant - Solar Energy Training

Solar energy system is becoming an important energy source in Nigeria. As the demand for solar electricity increases, so also is the demand for skilled solar installers. The activities of untrained...

Human Rights and Constitution Reform

IAD Distinguished Africanist Scholar

IAD in collaboration with an academic department, sponsors a Distinguished Africanist Scholar visit to Cornell University during the academic year. The invited Scholar brings to Cornell an unusual...

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IAD Graduate Student Project - Strengthening Women’s Entrepreneurship in Non- Timber Forest Products: Néré Processing in Madina Oula, Guinea

The IAD Graduate Student Project Grant supports innovative community-initiated projects in rural communities in Africa. The grant seeks to foster hands-on experience for Cornell students’ in projects...

Rhoda Offei, Mapange Nsapato and Amarachi Emeziem (from left to right)

IAD Graduate Fellows 2016-2017

The Institute, in cooperation with other programs and organizations, awards several fellowships each year to African students admitted to graduate study at Cornell University.


IAD Growth Initiative

The IAD Growth Initiative supports research and development work that effectively bridge both theory and practice. Applicants are encouraged to submit research proposals that cover diverse and...