When evaluating the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)'s water project, NDIGD's Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists traveled throughout five regions of Ghana to test water samples and interview local populations.
2017 USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellow Paulina Luna (center) uses Photovoice, a community-based participatory research method that allows participants to capture their experiences through photography, with a local family in Huancayo, Peru as part of her research.
Notre Dame doctoral candidate Lucía Tiscornia (left), Professor Michael Coppedge (second from left), and NDIGD Program Director Tom Hare (third from left) recently opened a regional learning exchange on human rights and democracy in El Salvador as part of the Regional Project on Human Rights and Democracy (RightsCA).
Bart W. Édes, the Asian Development Bank’s representative in North America, will discuss current economic prospects in developing Asia, sustainable development goals, and the role(s) of ADB and other actors, such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
An article co-authored by Juan Carlos Guzman, a researcher at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), which examines an alternative to monitoring staff at a public health clinic in rural Uganda, has been published in World Development.
Paul Perrin and co-authors discuss the responsibilities of development workers who utilize big data in their research. Perrin is the monitoring and evaluation director at NDIGD and a concurrent associate professor of the practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs.
Tiyani Majoko, an attorney from South Africa and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses scaling up her business, learning to depend on others, and what surprised her about the American business community.
Xolani Ndlovu, a financial market specialist from Zimbabwe and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses growing in his "Three E's" (education, exposure, and experience) and working across borders to create "a future that our children and future generations can be proud of."
Jacqueline Lawrence Mwakyambiki, a media owner from Tanzania and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses her personal leadership transformation throughout the six-week fellowship and more.
Aminu Yunusa Yusuf, a a banker from Nigeria and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, such as the Capsim simulation and growing in his leadership capabilities.
The University of Notre Dame will welcome 10 business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the Caribbean beginning Monday, Oct. 9, for the 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program.
Dancan Onyango, a digital and mobile financial services consultant from Kenya and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, such as a site visit to Unity Gardens on the west side of South Bend.
Lamba Ka, a communications expert from Senegal and participant in the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame, discusses some of the most impactful moments from the six-week fellowship, such as learning to appreciate the personal and cultural diversity in this year's cohort of fellows.
The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.
NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.