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November 27, 2012

Economics
One-Acre-Fund-female-smallholder-farm-agricultural-development-livelihood-Africa-cropped Emerging Voices: Stephanie Hanson on Empowering Female Smallholder Farmers

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stephanie Hanson, director o…

July 17, 2008

Angola
Angola’s Political and Economic Development

Angola, Africa’s top oil producer, is flush with money. Yet wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few, leaving the bulk of the population in poverty.

October 17, 2007

International Organizations
Africa’s Conflict Zones Africa’s Conflict Zones

An interactive map examining conflict zones on the African continent.

April 18, 2007

Genocide and Mass Atrocities
Crisis Guide: Darfur Crisis Guide: Darfur

CFR.org’s Emmy Award-winning multimedia exploration of the crisis in Darfur and its policy implications.

July 2, 2012

Brazil
Brazil on the International Stage

Brazil’s economic dynamism has given it a stronger voice on global trade and energy issues. Experts say Washington can advance its regional interests more effectively through a more sophisticated rel…

September 23, 2013

Education
A traveler has his fingerprints scanned at the international travel entry point at JFK International Airport in New York on March 25, 2008 (Shannon Stapleton/Courtesy Reuters). Travel and Tourism: Small Investments, Big Returns

Whenever I fly back from a trip outside the country, I’m always relieved to be carrying a U.S. passport, because the customs and immigration inspection lines for those who are not Americans or perman…

August 7, 2014

Mexico
Guest Post: Mexico’s Aerospace Sector Takes Flight

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, who is beginning an MA in Global Affairs at Yale University in the fall. She previously was my research associate in the Latin America Studies program at th…

August 17, 2012

Education
Baltimore, Maryland (Flickr/Ian Freimuth). Policy Initiative Spotlight: Seeking an Immigration Infusion

In this Policy Initiative Spotlight, Renewing America contributor Steven J. Markovich looks at recent efforts undertaken by Baltimore and other cities to attract immigrants. He argues that while effo…

March 30, 2012

Infrastructure
The Chicago Skyline (A Shelbourne Development Handout/Courtesy Reuters). Policy Initiative Spotlight: Chicago’s Bold Infrastructure Plan

Renewing America is launching a new feature today called the “Policy Initiative Spotlight.” We will identify and highlight important policy innovations, noteworthy experiments, or little-noticed succ…