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As part of its multi-year survey of critical issues at the intersection of religion and development supported by the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, the Berkley Center has held events and developed publications and web resources focused on malaria. In December 2008 the Berkley Center partnered with the Center for Inter-faith Action on Global Poverty to bring development leaders together for a consultation to assess the landscape of faith contributions on malaria, and to discuss possible ways forward towards greater faith involvement. The meeting led to the publication of a report that highlights the importance of malaria as an issue for religious communities throughout history and explores the current state of the epidemic and attempts to control it.
This report surveys the contributions of faith-inspired organizations to the global fight against malaria and suggests ways to increase their participation and effectiveness. A collaboration between the Berkley Center and the World Faiths Development Dialogue, the report highlights the importance...
December 12, 2008
The Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA) hosted a "Leadership Consultation on Scaling up Faith Community Impact against Malaria" at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on December 12, 2008. The Consultation, co-sponsored by the Berkley Center, included leaders from the...
December 1, 2008
Background: Ari Johnson, co-founder and co-Executive Director for Project Muso, started the organization in 2005 to address poverty and health issues in Yirimadjo, a small village in Mali. The Project Muso approach emphasizes solidarity with the poor, and addressing the root causes of poverty....