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Film Series: Stopping Extremist Violence before It Begins

Jun 27 Posted by IRD HQ

The Sahel region of West Africa is increasingly threatened by violent extremist groups, recruitment by radical institutions, and illicit activities. These threats are exacerbated by poor economic conditions, corruption, waning pastoral livelihoods, and a growing sentiment that Islam is threatened. IRD and its partners are implementing a holistic, community-led initiative... more

Filed Under: Civil Society, Community Transitions, Capacity Building, Education, Jobs, Sports for Peace, Youth, Africa, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger

IRD in Laos - One Village

Jul 18 Posted by IRD HQ

In summer 2011, Emory graduate student Peggy Jean Craig travelled to Laos to work with IRD's projects there. Watch her video about how IRD's projects have changed the lives of the people of one village - one village out of hundreds. more

Filed Under: Civil Society, Food & Agriculture, Education, Water, Women & Gender, Youth, Asia & Pacific, Laos