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November 27, 2012

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…

March 1, 2018

United States
Play Jeanne Shaheen Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security: A Conversation With Senator Shaheen

With the passage of the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, the United States is now required by law to improve women's participation in peace and security processes, including in efforts to redu…

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 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…

August 7, 2014

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

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…

August 6, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa lose billions of dollars each year through corruption, say analysts. Local and international efforts to reform governance have been inconsistent.

September 1, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
The African Union

The African Union succeeded the old Organization for African Unity (OAU) in 2002. Since then, the new institution has struggled to reform governing bodies inherited from the OAU while shouldering cha…