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Four finalists named in MacArthur Foundation’s Global Competition for $100 million grant

Four finalists named in MacArthur Foundation’s Global Competition for $100 million grant

Four impactful solutions to critical social problems of our time were named finalists today in 100&Change, MacArthur’s global competition for a single $100 million grant. The finalists address diverse and pressing challenges: Catholic Relief Services will change how society cares for children in orphanages; HarvestPlus will eliminate hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops; Rice 360°

Civilian Joint Task Force in northeast Nigeria signs action plan to end recruitment of children

UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and UNICEF welcome milestone agreement MAIDUGURI/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA 15 September 2017 – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, and UNICEF in Nigeria welcome today’s signing by the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, of

Local tech. improves hygiene in rural Akwa-Ibom ‎State, south-south Nigeria

By Dooshima Abu Ikot Ukpong is a local community in Akwa-Ibom State, South South Nigeria ‎and it’s a few kilometres drive from the state capital, Uyo.  The village is famous for its cash crop production and prides itself as the custodian of the relics of the peoples’ ancient tradition. The only road leading to the

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