The ALC Data Lab is a platform dedicated to providing open data analyses, scalable data explorations, and robust data visualizations for security, peacebuilding and development related-themes across the African continent. It is a project borne out of the need for a veritable and reliable data warehouse,  with great ease of access for policy-makers, researchers and interested scholars across the African continent. We are harnessing the tools of big data and other cutting-edge digital technologies to provide this access.

PROJECT: Interrogating the character of violent extremism in North East Nigeria

In 2019, the African Leadership Centre and the NEEM Foundation, Nigeria agreed to collaborate on joint analysis and management of complex data which will include data drawn largely from data gathered by NEEM Foundation in Northeast Nigeria.

We have over 4000 datapoints with over 150 variables on victimis of violent extremism (Boko Haram) in Northeast Nigeria. 

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NEW: Millennium Village Impact Evaluation in Northern Ghana, 2012-2014 


Human Security and Terrorism

Conflicts and Peacebuilding

Databases and Reports

Researches and Projects AI and Open Scriptings