African Security Analysis Report
There is no development without security.
For West African nations, wealth is tied intrinsically to local maritime routes used for exporting raw materials and exploiting the maritime economy, from fish to offshore oil and gas.
Maritime security cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea has improved dramatically over the past decade and the recent break-through agreement in Zone D (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and ST&P) could be a major blueprint for maritime security cooperation globally.
Read this latest Defence IQ analysis on the developments and challenges facing African security for the months ahead...