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Headquartered in Chicago, the MacArthur Foundation works in about 50 countries around the world and maintains offices in India, Mexico and Nigeria.

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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
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On Nigeria Promotes Accountability, Good Governance in Nigeria

MacArthur’s On Nigeria grantmaking seeks to promote accountability, transparency, and good governance in Nigeria by reducing retail corruption and strengthening Nigerian-led anti-corruption efforts. Read More
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Improving Outcomes, Quality of Maternal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile and electronic health initiatives, maternal death reviews, counseling and health education programs, and community mobilization efforts are just a few interventions that effectively improve maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read More
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Tool Sheds Light on Destruction of World Heritage Sites in Mali

A digital tool provided key evidence of the destruction of historic monuments in the international trial against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who was charged with the intentional destruction of mausoleums and mosques in Mali. Read More
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Public Opinion on Corruption in Nigeria

Fifty-four percent of Nigerians report that they always or frequently encounter corruption in their interactions with public services, according to a poll conducted by GeoPoll with support from MacArthur. Read More