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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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
AD227: Only one in three Tanzanians aware of climate change
Climate change in Tanzania: Most citizens who’ve heard of climate change say it’s making life worse. But most citizens have never heard of climate change. Read more
Bad weather in eSwatini: Citizens see more severe drought and floods, but almost half are not aware of climate change. Read more
In Mauritius, experience of discrimination or harassment is more common among Afro-Mauritians and Muslims. Read more
Namibia performs well on many gender-equality indicators, including gender representation in governance. Read more
For the first time in a generation, Zimbabweans will vote in presidential, parliamentary, and local government elections on July 30, 2018 without the name of Robert Mugabe at the top of the ballot. Read more

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