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Conference to Examine Conservation and Development in African Great Lakes

The African Great Lakes Conference aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to focus on sustainable development, human and environmental health, and biodiversity conservation in the African Great Lakes region. Read More
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More
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"Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Nigeria’s Failed Promises"

The New York Times
Chimamanda Adichie, 2008 MacArthur Fellow
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Special Screening of "Nowhere to Run"

Nowhere to Run explores the creeping effects of climate change and unchecked environmental degradation that pose major socio-economic, political, and sustainable development challenges to communities across Nigeria. Read More