On the Ground

Reaching the World from Nigeria

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Author: | Date: March 2015

Nigeria ranks fourth in the world on the 2014 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), and first in Africa. Acts of terrorism, along with militancy, crime, rights violations, extrajudicial killings, violent demonstrations, […]

Escaping Crisis, Embracing Data: A Path to Recovery in Zimbabwe

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Author: | Date: March 2015

For the past fifteen years, Zimbabwe has endured a crisis that has eroded the economic and social well-being of its people. In 2013, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency revealed that […]

Technology and the Moral Imagination in Local Peacebuilding

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Author: | Date: September 2014

The peacebuilding practitioner, John Paul Lederach, neatly summarizes in “The Moral Imagination” how we can use technology to increase the impact of peace­building initiatives: “Reach out to those you fear. […]

Communication and Engagement in Peacebuilding

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Author: , | Date: September 2014

In the locality of Kebkabiya, North Darfur, some 150 kilometers west of Sudan’s capital city of El Fasher, the Sudanese Development Initiative (SUDIA) is using low-tech solutions to build peace […]