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June 4, 2015
Clive monitoring weather during early burning in Mulobezi Game Management Area
by Erin Powell

In Zambia, wildlife is a major component of the natural resources that bring in tourism and revenue for communities - but with increasing sustainability concerns coupled with a high rate of poaching, the government's collaboration with the public is now more important than ever. For Clive Chifunte, natural resource management and working with local communities goes hand-in-hand to strengthen this collaboration while fostering public trust and good governance.


July 1, 2015
2015 Photo Contest Winners

IREX congratulates the four winners of the 4th annual Make a Better World Photo Contest! Out of submissions from around the globe, the judges found the winning photos were creative, technically sound, and representational of IREX’s international work in at least one of three main categories: Gender in the Middle East and North Africa, Media Development in Latin America, and Civil Society Strengthening in Africa.

June 12, 2015
Fellows gather at the Mandela Washington Fellowship East Africa Conference

More than 100 rising African leaders met in Nairobi, Kenya, for U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship East Africa Regional Conference last week. Discussions focused on issues of regional integration, inclusive development, youth entrepreneurship, and peace and security across East Africa.


June 10, 2015
When ICTs in Development Go Viral

POSTPONED - Join IREX and the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Human and Community Development Group for a roundtable that showcases experiences in the field that incorporated technology to solve communication, information, and learning needs in a variety of sectors. Key leaders in the ICTs for development space will share lessons learned on creating technology successes, with a focus specifically at the point of uptake by the user and how uptake can be enhanced. New date to be announced.

June 3, 2015
From Corrupt Cash to Development Dollars: Recovering Stolen Assets

IREX is convening a conversation on turning the proceeds of corruption into financing for development. Experts and the audience will explore the potential to achieve real development impact if governments, civil society and other partners work together to return assets in ways that address national priorities, are fully transparent and accountable, and that rebuild trust, strengthen public services, and benefit those most affected by corruption.