Stories of IREX

Two African Perspectives on MOOCs: AMDI Project Director Interview with Mandela Washington Fellows

Increasingly, universities, governments and the private sector are looking to online learning for its exciting potential to lower costs and help more people get the knowledge and skills they need to excel in today’s complex world.

Fostering Sustainability, Governance in Zambia

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

IREX Mourns Board Member Ed Fouhy

The IREX family mourns the death of Edward M. Fouhy, a former member and chairman of the IREX Board of Directors and a five-time Emmy Award-winning journalist.

IREX, Mercy Corps, PSI Partner to Strengthen Ebola Information Pathways

As the Ebola crisis subsides, IREX Liberia disseminates up-to-date information through the community radio sector to sustain gains and discourage complacency.

Bringing University Research to Market in Ukraine

Turning research into marketable products is the goal of University Administration Support Program (UASP) alumna Olena Tupakhina, who was recently awarded a pilot project grant through UASP to develop and implement the first Technology Transfer C

Saving Water in Pakistan, One Student at a Time

In the two years since returning home to Pakistan from the US, Shagufta Nasreen has reshaped her students’ views on sustainable drinking water.

Libraries Tackle Unemployment in Ukraine

Due to the current economic crisis in Ukraine, employers across the country face a shortage of skilled workers, though many job seekers are unable to secure gainful employment in positions that maximize their skills.

West Bank Youth Center Uses Data to Reach the Disadvantaged

The Nablus Youth Development Resource Center (YDRC), a partner of IREX’s Partnerships with Youth (PwY) Program, recently sought to create new programs to meet the needs
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