October 17, 2019Nigeria
In August, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered closed Nigeria’s land border with Benin, preventing the import of goods. The move significantly affected trade in foodstuffs. It is part of an effort to tackle smuggling and associated corruption, but also, apparently, to spur the domestic agricultural industry. On October 14, Nigeria ordered closed all of Nigeria’s borders with Benin, as well as those with all other countries, for the same reasons.
January 11, 2012
Dr. Susan Bissell is Associate Director and Programmes Chief Child Protection, UNICEF, based in New York. Susan joined UNICEF in 1987 where her work has taken her to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Ha…
October 3, 2019Food and Water Security
For a precarious global agricultural system with powerful feedback loops, business as usual means widespread hunger and embedded systemic risk.
June 30, 2014China
Susan Hubbard is a senior associate at the Japan Center for International Exchange where she focuses primarily on global health and human security issues. In the spirit of the current World Cup mani…
August 22, 2019Election 2020
Update: Michael Bennet announced on February 11, 2020, that he was ending his campaign for president. Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer among American men. One in nine Ameri…
July 17, 2019Space
Fifty years after the Apollo 11 moon landing, U.S. policymakers face the choice of whether to put humanity on a trajectory of peaceful cooperation or dangerous militarization in space.
December 3, 2010
Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state and author of the new book, Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, stopped by CFR’s New York headquarters today to …