Introduction Many studies have interrogated the interactions between global oil actors and civil society, particularly the implications for vulnerable indigenous social groups in oil producing states of the Global South (Ikelegbe, 2001; Butcher, 2013).1Ikelegbe, Augustine. “Civil Society, Oil and Conflict in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: Ramifications of Civil Society for a Regional Resource […]
Researching the Activities of Oil and Gas Corporations in the Niger Delta: Challenges and Lessons from the Fieldby Nyingilanyeofori Hannah Brown
Introduction This article is based on a study of how oil and gas corporation officials and community members understand and engage each other in relation to the concept and practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR).1Idemudia, U. and U. E. Ite. “Corporate–community relations in Nigeria’s oil industry: challenges and imperatives.” Corporate Social Responsibility and environmental management, […]
In spite of the legal framework supporting inclusive local water governance, women’s formal participation still remains minimal and at best reduced to tokenism.
Despite the build up to the elections within the framework of constitutional reforms, no one can guarantee that term limits on the presidential mandate will not be called into question.
The African Peacebuilding Network (APN) and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa (Next Gen) held a joint training workshop in Peduase, Aburi, Ghana from the 24th to the 28th of June 2019. We had the opportunity to sit down with current APN Individual Research Grant grantee, Njoki Wamai, to ask a couple of questions. The […]
Hon. Zulekha Hassan is a symbol of leadership, resilience, and determination. This second term member of the Kenya National Assembly and representative of Kwale County made history as the first woman parliamentarian to enter the chambers of the National Assembly with her baby. Her advocacy for a change in Kenya’s breast-feeding policy has attracted a […]
The African Peacebuilding Network and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa programs had the chance to attend the 3rd Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa, where several APN and Next Gen alumni and fellows were also in attendance. The conference took place at the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) in Nairobi, Kenya […]