Africa Center Map

The Africa Center at CSU: Projects and Partnerships

This interactive map shows the variety of CSU projects in Africa. Browse through the thumbnails, or click on the map for more information on each project!

Do you have a project to add to the map?  If so, please contact Renée.

Colorado State University's Water Center has selected five Water Research Teams and two Water Faculty Fellows as recipients of funding for 2018-2019. Two teams feature our own Africa Center senior leadership, including Director Dr. Kathleen Galvin.

Photo credit: CSU Water Center

Have you read this article from the Source?  This is a great story about collaboration at CSU!

Photo credit: Bill Cotton

Katarzyna Nowak, a Fellow at the Safina Center, New York, was at the Women and Science Symposium and wrote a nice blog quoting Africa Center Director, Dr. Kathleen Galvin. To read click: A Science Symposium–for Women.

Photo: Professor Galvin shares her research on human nutrition in East Africa (credit: Katarzyna Nowak).

We recommend Kevin Jablonski's blog post, The Green Hills, published by the Center for Collaborative Conservation.

Photo: Goats and Maasai herders in Chyulus (credit Philip Briggs)

The Africa Center's Dr. David Bunn spoke with 9News in Denver about the deteriorating health of the world's last male northern white rhino.  Watch here: Infection deteriorating health of the world's last male northern white rhino.


Our panel discussion, Innovations Out of Africa: Technology held February 20, 2018, was highlighted in the Rocky Mountain Collegian.  Click the link below to read the article by below!

CSU faculty, USGS researcher discuss solutions to sustainability challenges in Africa

Photo: The Africa Center's Dr. Susan van den Heever speaks to the crowd

Photo credit: Ashley Potts, Rocky Mountain Collegian

Africa Centre Volunteer Opportunity

Our friends at the Africa Centre in Boulder, Colorado are looking for a volunteer for a few hours a week. Below is the volunteer description. They are looking for someone ASAP.
Africa Centre is located in Boulder, Colorado. It is a registered non-profit that promotes African -related organizations within Colorado. Additionally it provides resources to teach schools and the community about the magnificent continent of Africa.
Africa Centre is seeking a volunteer for 3-5 hours per week. Responsibilities would include; researching and promoting Colorado-based African events, website and social media updates, work on “Directory of Africa-related organizations in Colorado” and creating new resources for raising awareness of Africa in schools and our larger community.
Regarded skills for this opportunity include: proficient use of social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc), computer competency – MS - Office, and experience with WordPress. Would be nice to have experience with Constant Contact. Please contact Karen at: with your resume and cover letter. 

Former Africa Center Graduate Student Fellow and CSU graduate, Matthew Luizza, PhD, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science was interviewed and quoted in this article published in The Economist.

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