Tag Archive: Nigeria

To Ensure Food Security, Keep Soils Healthy

By Esther Ngumbi Healthy soils are necessary to produce healthy food and achieve sustainable global food security. They also are a useful resource in the fight against climate change, as they absorb carbon from the air and store it. Recognizing these…
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Talking Policy: Okechukwu Enelamah on Global Economics in the Trump Era

As nations like China step up their investment in African infrastructure, countries across the continent have expressed interest in forming a regional bloc to promote economic activity and facilitate international trade negotiations. World Policy Journal editor emeritus David A. Andelman spoke with…
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Africa Without Numbers: Mission Impossible

The story of Africa is mainly told through numbers we do not own. These numbers represent each child born, each teenager entering the workforce, each adult marrying and starting a family, and each death from a disease that has been…
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Lessons from Africa’s History of Jihad

Read Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos’ policy paper, “Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenging the Narratives of the War on Terror.” By Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos For many in a Western audience, the prominence of groups such as Boko Haram and al-Shabab represent…
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To Tackle Polio, Nigeria Must Tackle Boko Haram

The detection of two new polio cases in Nigeria has been a major disappointment for the global health community, derailing hopes that Africa’s most populous country could be officially certified “polio-free” in 2017. As an infectious disease specialist from Nigeria,…
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