The Africa Center advances innovative and interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary research that cross-cuts conventional disciplines in an attempt to tackle environmental and sustainability issues. Specifically, The Africa Center members address complex issues of biodiversity, ecosystems, wildlife, livestock and human health well-being, and the interactions that occur between these issues across spatio-temporal scales. The Africa Center members are actively involved in research, education, and collaborative engagement between institutions in Africa and the United States to promote sustainable ecosystems and societies.
The Africa Center’s mission is to foster environmental, economic, and social sustainability through teaching, research, and engagement.
Leading change for sustainable African ecosystems and societies.
What We Do
Facilitate a forum for issues of African biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability
Build a network of CSU faculty, students, staff, surrounding community members, and African partners for research, education, and engagement
Provide a platform for CSU faculty, students, staff, community members, and Africans to engage with one another on African issues
Link diverse types of knowledge to identify and solve environmental, economic, and social problems