Muslim Leaders Sign Peace Pact

In Tamale, Ghana’s Northern Regional capital, Muslim denominational leaders recently signed a landmark peace agreement to promote intra-religious harmony and encourage dialogue to settle disputes....
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Mock Parliaments, Real Issues

Mobile youth parliaments in northern Ghana provide an opportunity for them to engage communities in discussions about issues that are obstacles to social cohesion and peace. ...
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Working with women in Northern Benin

In Northern Benin, more than 300 women were trained by USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) to respond to emerging security threats are leading peacebuilding and social cohesion efforts....
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Growing Strong Readers: Morocco’s Revised Arabic Language Curriculum

Morocco has historically struggled with its literacy education. The country’s Ministry of Education collaborated with USAID’s Reading for Success — National Program for Reading (NPR) to revamp the Arabic language curriculum and foster a love of reading. The project was originally planned for grades 1-4, but it was so well received that the Ministry asked to expand it to grades 5 and 6, covering the entire primary cycle....
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Going the Distance: Remote Teacher Training in Morocco

The Moroccan Ministry of Education partnered with USAID’s National Program for Reading (NPR) to train teachers on their newly revised Arabic language curriculum. The project used Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) to train teachers across the country despite challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic....
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