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Research Documents Human Toll of Violence in Central African Republic

Researchers based at the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley have systematically canvassed nearly 2,000 households in the Central African Republic, carefully documenting violence in the country. Read More
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Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change in Madagascar

Several MacArthur grantees work with the people of Madagascar to develop more sustainable habits of mangrove harvesting. Read More
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$5.6 Million to Support New Master’s Programs to Train Sustainable Development Leaders Worldwide

MacArthur announced grants totaling $5.6 million to ten universities in eight countries to establish new interdisciplinary Master’s in Development Practice programs. Read More
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Universite Cheikh Anta Diop De Dakar, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Ahmadou Aly Mbaye, director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at Universite Cheikh Anta Diop De Dakar in Dakar, Senegal.

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University of Ibadan, Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Labode Popoola, dean of the Postgraduate School at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, about the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program.

MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future leaders in ...

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University of Botswana Master's in Development Practice Program

Interview with Ulrich Schmitt, dean of the School of Graduate Studies and director of the Master's in Development Practice (MDP) program at the University of Botswana.

MDP degree programs provide rigorous professional training for future ...

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Book Review by Judith Helzner on The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World

MacArthur Director of Population and Reproductive Health Judith Helzner reviews Michelle Goldberg's book. Read More
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The Case of Kenya and the International Criminal Court

In September 2009, international justice leaders from around the world gathered at the United Nations in New York City to consult on the way forward for the International Criminal Court and the future of international justice ...

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Conservation & Sustainable Development White Papers

A collection of research, the white papers below cover a broad spectrum of work conducted within the conservation & sustainable development program. Read More