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Maasai Wooden Church with Fence in Africa

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.

Current and Past Projects

Kenyan Man Sewing

Country Mapping: Kenya

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…

Grand Mosque of Touba in Senegal

Country Mapping: Senegal

This project explored Senegal’s current landscape in order to inform policies and understand the roles that religious communities have played both in promoting and discouraging development efforts.


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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