The Department of Research at the African Democratic Institute generates new ideas to enrich and expand the scope of ADI work that supports the vision of the Institute. Our department works to provide timeless and accurate information on democracy and democratic ideals in Africa. Through our extensive work in building, uplifting and protecting democracy, we are strategically positioned to provide expert advice and publications on education, peace and security and institutional development, three areas with a direct bearing on the future of democracy on the continent.