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Key Lessons in Sustainable Programming

What does sustainable mean? How do we balance innovation with tradition in development? Our Africa Center Director Semere Solomon breaks down the often vague usage of the term "sustainable programming." Learn More...


Q&A with Jorge Lainez of the Dry Corridor

Chief of Party Jorge Lainez draws on his experience working in agriculture and economic development to assess Honduras' Dry Corridor, with a particular emphasis on sustainable irrigation. Learn More...


Electoral Security and Women

Working with community organizations to give women greater roles in local elections has proven an effective strategy in promoting peace and healing social rifts in Ghana and Sierra Leone. Learn More...


Creative launches global consortium to promote democratic governance and ideals

EPPIC will address a range of issues from electoral security and political violence to disinformation and a lack of voter education.  Learn More...


International Women’s Day 2021

Women from across our projects speak on their experiences, hopes and greatest challenges in the ongoing fight to bring equal rights and opportunities to women and girls. Learn More...


Four U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Trends to Watch in 2021

Our Chief of Party at the West Africa Trade and Investment Hub discusses the newest free trade agreement in Africa and its impact on trade, climate change, accelerated digitalization in the wake of the pandemic across the continent. Learn More...