Membership in the Consortium is open to all teaching, research, and public service-oriented centers whose own programs are consistent with the goals of this Consortium. Membership is also open to individuals with particular expertise in areas of concern to the Consortium's activities but who are not affiliated with an organization that seeks membership in the Consortium.


From Africa


African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS)*

        Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria

        Professor Adebayo Adedeji, Executive Director


Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society (CASAS)*

        Cape Town, South Africa

        Professor Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Director


Centre Universitaire Mande Bukari (CUMBU)*

        Bamako, Mali

        Professor Cheickna Toure, President


Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

        Accra, Ghana

        Professor Stephen Adei, Rector and Director-General


Pan African Centre for Research on Peace and Conflict Resolution*

        Enugu, Nigeria

        Professor Okwudiba Nnoli, Coordinator General


Department of Political Science, University of Ibadan*

        Ibadan, Oyo State

        Professor Alex Gboyega, Chair


Department of Rural Development and Technology

        University of Conakry, Conakry, Guinea

        Professor Abdoulaye Diakite, Chair


Institute of Federalism and Local Government Studies

        Ethiopian Civil Service College

        Professor Abebe Haile Gabriel, Vice President                                             


Department of Political Science, University of Sierra Leone

        Freetown, Sierra Leone

        Mohamed Gibril Sesay, Lecturer


Department of Public Administration, University of Maiduguri

        Maiduguri, Nigeria

        Professor Haruna Dantaro Dlakwa, Contact


From U.S.A.


African Studies Program, Indiana University*

        Bloomington, Indiana

        Professor John Hanson, Director


Associates in Rural Development, Inc. (ARD)*

        Burlington, Vermont

        Dr. James T. Thomson, Director


Institute for Contemporary Studies (ICS Press)*

        Oakland, California

        Dr. Robert Hawkins, President


Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University*

        Bloomington, Indiana

        Professor Amos Sawyer, Associate Director


* founding member





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