African Heritage Institution (AfriHeritage) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan and an independent policy think tank incorporated by guarantee in Nigeria in December 2000 as African Institute for Applied Economics. The need to expand its scope and area of coverage led to a name change in 2013. The Institution is devoted to governance and socio-economic policy researches and facilitates policy advocacy, training and networking.
It also provides consultancy services to governments, local and international development organizations and the organized private sector. The overall objective of AfriHeritage is encapsulated in its vision and mission statements. Furtherance to this, the institution envisions a renascent Africa that is democratic, prosperous and a major play in the global economy; and its mission is to provide intellectual leadership in helping Nigeria and Africa think meaningfully through the emerging economic renaissance.Learn More
To provide intellectual leadership in helping Nigeria and Africa think through the emerging economic renaissance.
Our vision is a Renascent Africa that is democratic, prosperous and a major player in the global economy.
Our Programme Areas
Our focus is Applied Economics, Politics and Governance, Peace Studies and Strategic Studies.
We have a wide-range of publications in the area of economics, governance and politics. Our publications are from the research works we do.
Good governance: The Ingredient Africa Is Really Missing
Currently, nations across the world are sitting at major and complex crossroads. Basically, they are struggling with a myriad of issues and challenges that are facing the world at present while also simultaneously affecting their survivability or prospective prosperity in a world where significant threats such as drastic climate changes...
THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN NIGERIA AND THE QUEST FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT
All over the world, the business environment (spaces where private and public firms carry out business activities) plays a critical role in ensuring the sustainability of individual businesses (in particular) and the overall development of a nation (in general)...
African Heritage Institution, a not-for-profit, non-partisan and independent organization devoted to economic research, capacity building, and networking. Our history dates back to 2001 when we began operations as the African Institute for Applied Economics (AIAE). Until 2012, our activities were focused mostly on social and economic issues.
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