Data Set Protest in Beghazi

Published on January 28th, 2016 | by Elaine Ding


Cataloging Political Violence in Africa

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project, an initiative run by the University of Texas at Austin to study political violence, has published its latest series of data sets cataloging every instance of political violence and protesting in Africa from 1997 to 2015. The data include the date, location, involved actors, type of activity, fatalities, source of information, and additional notes for every recorded incident on the continent.

Get the data.

Image: Al Jazeera English.

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Elaine Ding

Elaine Ding is a graduate policy fellow at the Center for Data Innovation. She is a graduate from the American University Washington College of Law and is currently finishing her Master of Public Administration degree. Elaine previously worked as a legal fellow for IDEATE Labs conducting legal and policy research on a wide variety of issues including education, healthcare, telecommunications, and workforce policy.

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