Severely eroded and deforested, Ethiopia's land is increasingly turning to desert, due to the country's high population growth, unsustainable land use, and lack of land ownership. Featuring footage from Sean Peoples' trip to Ethiopia last year, this video looks at the efforts of two projects to address the country's complex challenges with integrated solutions.
With Tornorlah Varpilah of the Transitional Justice Working Group and John Moreira, an analyst with the firm of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research.Open audio
The Wilson Center is accepting applications for the position of Director, Africa Program from September 30, 2013 – October 18th, 2013. You must apply for this position through the USAJobs website. Please see the vacancy announcement for more information. Please note: The deadline for the reciept of applications has been extended until October 18, 2013.
Contents:-Introduction by Howard Wolpe and Stephen Morrison-"A Legacy in Danger" by Johnnie Carson-"Uganda: An African 'Success' Past its Prime" by Joel Barkan-"A Changing Uganda: A Government Perspective" by Ruhakana Rugunda
Interview which ran on The African World TV on February 25, 2007 on MHz. Listen to this interview (please note you must use internet explorer.)
On November 27, This is Africa and the Financial Times, in partnership with the Brazil Institute and Africa Program will host a forum on the growing partnership.
Because of the significance of Nigeria to the entire African continent, and because of growing concern that the United States had paid insufficient attention to the signs of growing tensions and instability within Nigeria on the lead-up to the 2007 national elections, a consortium of primarily Washingtonbased institutions (the Wilson Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Africa Program at John Hopkins’ School for Advanced and International Studies, and the Council on Foreign Relations) organized a series of programs designed to engage both Nigerian and American policymakers in an examination of “The Pending Nigerian Elections: A Step Toward Democratic Consolidation or Descent into Chaos?”