African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies

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African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies is a multidisciplinary research and developmental think tank founded in 1991 and located in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria.[1][2] The centre is dedicated to policy research and strategic studies of Africa. Principal area of focus includes the role of post-apartheid South Africa, exiting external debts, mastering African conflicts and sustaining democracy.[3] ACDESS is a private think-tank,[4] though it does receive funding and support for specific projects and seminars from international organisations and governments.[5] ACDESS has had fellows leading research in the centre[6] and published books and reports from the work of the centre.[7]

Executive Director[edit]

Professor Adebayo Adedeji. CFR--- (CeeVee)


  1. ^ National Institute for Research Advancement
  2. ^ Eldis
  3. ^ Eldis
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2010-01-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Adebayo Adedeji (Ed), Africa within the World: Beyond Dispossession and Dependence 1993, Zed Books (ISBN 1-85649-250-8)
  6. ^ "Fellows". Archived from the original on 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2011-01-02.
  7. ^ Publications[permanent dead link]