Africa: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Working in disaster and conflict zones exacts a high mental toll on aid workers. Recognizing the fact would be a good first step.
For new local entrepreneurs, traditional beekeeping knowledge could be gold.
Each year in Tanzania, an area of natural forest nearly the size of Rhode Island is cleared. Local communities and international volunteers are working together to change that.
For young women in many other cultures, Aunt Flo's arrival brings fear and shame. These organizations are working to change that.
What does it mean to discount something as operating on "African time"?
As an international volunteer, success isn't about speeding up; it's about slowing down. 
Tourism in Gambia exposes how prescriptions for Africa are only skin deep.
How jazz and religion go together in Africa.  
Don't worry. Mauritanians may be asking themselves the same thing.
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