December 05, 2018
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The Navarra Center for International Development (NCID) Director Luis Ravina paid his annual visit to Nairobi, Kenya, from the last 21st to 26th of November. Research assistant David Soler came with in the trip, where important meetings were held with friends at Strathmore University as well as other colleagues at the east african country.

The core mission of the visit was to strengthen relationships with Strathmore University and particularly its Business School in order to foster a deep collaboration between both in investigation and exchange of researchers. ...

December 04, 2018
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Africa is a synonym of ignorance. A continent three times larger than Europe that disappears from newspaper pages. A continent that only stains the paper when misfortunes happen. It may be in the form of the last Ebola attack, the last conflict sponsored by warlords or the enduring famine that makes the continent receive eyes of rejection and grief.

Reporting well about Africa means informing well, with all its good and bad things. "It would be great to pay attention to what young people do, they are transforming Africa. By doing so you don’t deny that there ...

November 30, 2018
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More than 200 million women, mainly in Africa, suffer female genital cutting (FGC), a practice rooted in some societies as a moral duty for women, and somehow as an assumed cultural habit. Apart from the international initiatives that aim to stop it, not everyone understands why does FGC persist. And answering to that is a must to face it.

That is why Dr. Lucia Corno, Assistant Professor of economics at the Catholic University of Milan, and her colleagues Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University), Nathan Nunn (Harvard University), and Alessandra Voe...