Kenya has the largest, most diversified, and innovative economy in the East Africa region yet development indicators show poverty remains high (4 out of 10 Kenyans live in poverty) and corruption is pervasive (ranked 136th out of 177 countries by…
Explore the Berkley Center’s resources on Africa, which include mapping work on faith-inspired development organizations in Senegal, Kenya, and Nigeria; case studies on issues such as education, child welfare, and global health; and an interview series with peacebuilders from Rwanda, South Africa, Mozambique, and Sudan.
Discover the firsthand experiences of faith leaders, activists, and peacebuilding practitioners working on issues ranging from development and education to conflict resolution and foreign policy.
For over a decade, Berkley Center scholars and students have been conducting interviews with individuals working at the intersection of religion and world affairs. These discussions offer unique insights into the inner workings of a wide spectrum of professions touched by religion with interviewees ranging from the highest levels of leadership of international organizations to on-the-ground practitioners. Explore individual interviews here or follow links to our interview collections below:
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January 8, 2018
“What is the biggest problem here in Cape Town?”
My Uber driver looked up at me through the rearview mirror as if to verify that I was still talking to him. He did not comment on the lack of…
December 17, 2017
If you were to choose a topic for cordial, evidence-based dialogue, it probably would not be religious approaches to family planning. Yet that was on the agenda at the Ouagadougou Partnership (OP)…
October 28, 2017
Sister Agatha Chikelue exudes both determination and warmth. She’s a force of nature. Quick to smile, she minces no words when it comes to her mission, which turns around women, justice, and peace…
Report May 15, 2018
Working Paper September 15, 2017
Case Study September 22, 2016