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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Better basic services: Infrastructure limited, but Tanzanians report fewer problems and bribes, improved government performance. Read more
Corruption poses a serious threat to economic development and democratic governance in Africa. Read more
Les sources d’information, au fil des années, ont évolué technologiquement et se sont diversifiées. Read more
Climate change is making life worse, according to Liberians who have heard of it – but only about half of citizens have heard of it. Read more
In Mauritius, not bad may not be good enough: With elections a year away, citizens are increasingly critical of government performance. Read more
Migration in decline? Gambians see sharp drop in emigration, though interest in leaving remains high. Read more
La securité au Burkina Faso: Inquiets de l’extrémisme violent, les citoyens semblent prêts à sacrifier un peu de leurs libertés. Read more
Little-known climate change: Amidst drought, only half of Batswana are aware of climate change. Read more
In fight against corruption, Gambians say citizens can make a difference, report without fear, and get official action. Read more
For democracy to be “lived” by ordinary citizens, their ability to engage with others and the state must be protected. Read more

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