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WHAT WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT
WHAT WE HAVE AT THE MOMENT

A one stop centre for publications, e-books and Journals, a modern library service to support democracy in West Africa.

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ECOWAS & the Dynamics of Conflict and Peacebuilding  
Unpacking Falsehoods: COVID-19 and responses in Kano State
Driving Disinformation And The New Media Landscape in Nigeria

"The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa"
Idayat Hassan
Director, Centre for Democracy and Development
SULHU-ALHERI NE Replacing Evil with Something Better: Promoting Alternative Peacebuilding Narratives

SULHU-ALHERI NE Replacing Evil with Something Better: Promoting Alternative Peacebuilding Narratives

Attacks launched by Boko Haram and other extremist and self-defence groups in northern Nigeria has claimed over 30,000 lives in...

Local Learning: Ideas For Reducing Farmer-Herder Conflicts In Nigeria

Local Learning: Ideas For Reducing Farmer-Herder Conflicts In Nigeria

The farmer-herder conflict has mutated and is now manifesting and transforming into other forms of conflicts. In Kaduna and Katsina...

Experts Call for Improved African Representation on Climate Negotiation Table

Experts Call for Improved African Representation on Climate Negotiation Table

As changes in climate and adverse weather conditions which have led to harsh livelihood continue to appear on the front...

Electoral Corruption In Nigeria: A Case Study Of The 2019 General Elections

Electoral Corruption In Nigeria: A Case Study Of The 2019 General Elections

A major pillar of post-1990 democratic transitions in Africa is the periodicorganization and conduct of constitutionally entrenched competitive partyelections, by...

America’s lessons for African dictators

America’s lessons for African dictators

On Wednesday evening, the world watched the chaos that emerged from the Capitol building in Washington, DC, the legislative seat of the...

It is Time to Digitalize An Inclusive Nigeria’s Electoral System

It is Time to Digitalize An Inclusive Nigeria’s Electoral System

PRESS STATEMENT December 9, 2020 On December 9, 2020, the National Assembly Joint Committee, on the Independent National Electoral Commission...

CDD Election Statement Burkina Faso

CDD Election Statement Burkina Faso

Political Context With Burkina Faso set to hold presidential elections on 22 November 2020, there are fears of the widespread...

Tackling COVID-19: The Need for a Nigerian Response

Tackling COVID-19: The Need for a Nigerian Response

The coronavirus is a human tragedy that is now affecting over a million people around the globe. The World Health...

How Nigeria can address farmers’, herders’ conflict – CDD

How Nigeria can address farmers’, herders’ conflict – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Thursday, November 19, in Abuja, suggested that the farmers/ herders’ conflict in...

Tackling COVID-19: Finding West Africa’s Path

Tackling COVID-19: Finding West Africa’s Path

Introduction The days when COVID 19 was only a distant threat to West African countries are over. It is now...

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