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More and more foreign firms are investing in the economies of sub-Saharan Africa. In many cases, local businesses can learn and benefit from the accompanying foreign expertise. Investments from other developing countries are especially advantageous in this respect, find Birte Pfeiffer, Holger Görg and Lucia Perez-Villar.


The GIGA’s Africa Spectrum journal made the top-ten list of area studies journals this year. The current issue covers, among other things, state stability in Burundi, drug trafficking in Kenya and the elections in Nigeria.


In his eight years as Brazilian president, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva made an incomparable mark on the country. The current Journal of Politics in Latin America looks back at Lula's legacy and examines its continuing impact.

Shazia A. Wülbers / Joachim Betz

Die europäisch-indischen Beziehungen: Chancen, Herausforderungen und Perspektiven

GIGA Focus Asien, 09/2014

Sören Scholvin / Andrés Malamud

Brasilien als geoökonomischer Knoten Südamerikas?

GIGA Focus Lateinamerika, 10/2014

Middle East in Turmoil

Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Islamic State – the Middle East is undergoing a profound transformation. A dossier brings together background analysis and information about our experts. more

Foto Syrien

GIGA in Berlin

Located where decisions are made – In its Berlin-based office, the GIGA advises policymakers, the media and the public on global issues and developments in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. more