The GIGA

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies is an independent research institute based in Hamburg and a member of the Leibniz Association.

World Regions

The GIGA studies the politics, economies, and societies of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues.

News

GIGA Focus

GIGA Focus

In the GIGA Focus, we publish our research findings and concise analyses of current events. The various editions cover politics, economics, and society in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, respectively, as well as global trends.

Publications

Highlights

GIGA Journal Family

In the Africa Spectrum, the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, and the Journal of Politics in Latin America, we publish excellent contributions from researchers around the world.

GIGA Working Papers

Jann Lay / Kerstin Nolte / Kacana Sipangule

Large-Scale Farms and Smallholders: Evidence from Zambia

GIGA Working Paper, No. 310, February 2018

Events

 

Calendar

We are busy planning new events. We will publish updates soon.

Media Contributions

GIGA in general

Spiegel Online |
Interview with Christian von Soest
tagesschau.de |
Interview with Christian von Soest
Welt |
Interview with Henner Fürtig

G20

Foreign Affairs |
Commentary by Amrita Narlikar
tagessschau.de |
Article quoting Jann Lay
ARD Sondersendung |
Interview with Amrita Narlikar

Germany held the G20 presidency in 2017. The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies has a long-standing record of top-class research on G20-related topics, and also participated in some of the G20 processes. Learn more about our activities.