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.

The Shithole Country Film Festival

The Lyric presents The Shithole Country Film Festival this February 4th - 6th in Fort Collins, Colorado!

This March the Global Livingston Institute will be providing week long individualized immersion experiences and research opportunities in Uganda and Rwanda. 

We are hoping to engage travelers to partner with us on our on workforce development, sustainable farming, and international community development.

Africa & Ale 2018

Africa & Ale 2018 is scheduled for Wednesday April 25, 2018 and will be hosted at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Africa Center Coffee Socials Spring 2018

We hope to meet you at the next Africa Center Coffee Social!  The coffee socials offer students, faculty, and community members the opportunity to gather and share their work in Africa, or learn about Africa (for those who have never been).  This is a great way to meet others and discuss collaboration ideas!

African coffee is served, with breakfast snacks, tea, juice, and water.  All are welcome!  

All coffee socials are held in the Montreal Room at Johnson Hall Room 108, which is the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

The coffee social schedule for Spring 2018:

February 7 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

March 7 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

April 4 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May 2 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

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.

Two men playing Morabaraba. Board games are a part of the social fabric of many African societies. ConstantineD/flickr

Rebecca Y. Bayeck, Pennsylvania State University

Architecture that's built to heal :: Michael Murphy TED Talk

The Africa Center is excited to annouce that Michael Murphy will be a guest speaker this spring! More details on date and time to come. Until then, enjoy this incredible TED Talk he presented in 2016.

Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target. As part of its “sustainable energy for all” agenda, it has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025.

The British Academy is providing academics based in any country overseas (and active at any career stage and in any discipline within the humanities and the social sciences) with the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months. Visiting Fellows will work with colleagues at UK host institutions in order to develop new research collaborations and/or deepen existing partnerships. 

Climate change: UCLG Africa has a responsibility to its members to report on climate change issues across the continent: Beyond Declarations – A Question of Localization

We were sad to learn that Kenyan scholar, Professor Calestous Juma from the Harvard Kennedy School, passed away.  Read more from Quartz Africa here.

The Seedbeds of Transformation conference will provide a collaborative, transdisciplinary space for people with diverse perspectives to explore transformations and the SDGs in Africa. The meeting will draw on a wide range of knowledge and regional contexts to identify appropriate pathways for achieving these goals in Africa. Designed around the concept of an innovation marketplace, this three-day conference will bring together innovators from research, government, industry, NGOs, the media and more.

Learn More here!


This investment will contribute to ENGIE’s goal of providing 20 million people around the world with access to decarbonized, decentralized energy by 2020, using the latest digital technologies

The Congo Basin forest is the second largest rainforest in the world. More than 75 million people and a wide range of endangered species depend on it for survival.

We recommend the article, 'Save the Dung Beetle!' Global Science Chief Says Biodiversity Vital, by REUTERS and published by the NT Times.  

Photo credit: The New York Times

The Africa Center is excited to share the article, "Q&A with Dickson Ole Kaelo" featuring Dickson Ole Kaelo, CEO of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies. Dickson is a longtime friend and associate of Africa Center Executive Committee Member Dr. Robin Reid. Dr.

Variation in population structure and dynamics of montane forest tree species in Ethiopia guide priorities for conservation and research

Dr. Kathleen Galvin, Africa Center Director, professor in the Department of Anthropology, and ​senior research scientist in the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory recently received two awards; the John N Stern, Distinguished Professor Award from the College of Liberal Arts and the the Distinguished Service Award from the Office of International Programs. 

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