BP1: Key findings on public opinion in Africa

Welcome to the Afrobarometer publications section. For short, topical analyses, try our briefing papers (for survey rounds 1-5) and dispatches (starting with Round 6). For longer, more technical analyses of policy issues, check our policy papers. Our working papers are full-length analytical pieces developed for publication in academic journals or books. You can also search the entire publications database by keyword(s), language, country, and/or author.

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Briefing papers

What do Africans think about democracy and development? 

The Afrobarometer provides some answers.  The Afrobarometer is a pioneering effort to systematically measure public opinion in a dozen African countries using survey research methods.  This brochure summarizes 11 key findings from Round 1 surveys, completed in mid-2001.