Publications

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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Gender makes headlines in Tanzania, as when the president attacks birth control and endorses kicking pregnant girls out of school or when fake fingernails and eyelashes are banned from Parliament. Read more
Gabon to vote: Popular support for elections weakens in the wake of 2016 dispute. Read more
Land ownership, domestic roles are still question marks amid strong support for equality in eSwatini. Read more
Durante 15 anos após a independência, o regime de partido único de Cabo Verde não permitiu a avaliação dos políticos por parte dos cidadãos. Read more
AD234: Trust in institutions, evaluations of government performance decline in Cabo Verde
For 15 years after independence, Cabo Verde’s one-party regime did not allow for the evaluation of politicians by citizens. Read more
Support for democracy is continuing a downward trend, and almost half of all citizens are not satisfied with the way democracy is working in Tunisia, new Afrobarometer survey results reveal. Read more
Migration has become a top-of-mind and highly politicized issue. In a context of high poverty and unemployment in developing countries and demand for skilled young workers in many developed economies, global streams of people are likely to continue. Read more
Democratic participation in Botswana: Most citizens say they vote in elections and attend community meetings, but interest in public affairs is declining. Read more
AD229: Les changements climatiques rendent la vie pire, selon les Gabonais
Changements climatiques au Gabon: Les effets néfastes rendent ont rendu la vie pire, selon les citoyens. Read more
Batswana support democracy, but satisfaction and perceived freedom of speech decline. Read more

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