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June 21, 2018

Religion
Divinely Divided: How Christianity and Islam Coexist in Nigeria

Alexander J. Thurston, Olufemi O. Vaughan, and John Campbell discuss how Christianity and Islam coexist in Nigeria.

Podcast REUTERS / Gaia Squarci

May 18, 2015

Development
Moving Beyond Utopia to What’s Possible for 2030: Setting Realistic Sustainable Development Goals

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, chief executive…

Clinton Rio SDG

July 25, 2013

Americas
Emerging Voices: Public-Private Partners in Development

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, president and C…

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Religion and Foreign Policy

The CFR Religion and Foreign Policy (RFP) program serves as a resource for the faith community, bringing together congregational and lay leaders, religion scholars, and representatives of faith-based organizations for conversations on religion and global affairs.

May 17, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
The New Niger Delta Action Plan: One More Missed Opportunity?

This is a guest post by Dr. Deirdre LaPin, co-author of Securing Development and Peace in the Niger Delta (Woodrow Wilson Center, 2011) and a longstanding resident and development expert on Nigeria. …

A door is pictured near an oil spillage site in Ikarama community, Bayelsa state in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011.

January 14, 2011

Fossil Fuels
What Wine Prices Tell Us About OPEC

What do oil and wine have in common? A new working paper from two IMF economists, which is generating a lot of buzz, argues that they’re a lot more alike than you’d imagine. (Hat tip: Steve LeVine.) …

What Wine Prices Tell Us About OPEC

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, discusses business challenges and opportunities in Africa, as well as the importance of diversifying Africa's economic base and sustainable development. This…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Join Nicky Oppenheimer as he discusses some of the lessons and opportunities for Africa that have arisen from the global economic crisis, including how business contributes to sustainable developme…