Nigeria is a rising power in both the African continent and on the global stage. It is the most populated country in Africa and has the largest economy in the continent, yet Nigeria is host to more people living in extreme poverty than India. This context is a unique setting for international cooperation, at the same time both promising and challenging.

On 8-9 July 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) organised a workshop to discuss the development of alternative scenarios for the development of Nigeria in 2035. During the workshop, experts were asked to take into account the assets Nigeria holds as well as the challenges it faces before offering an opinion.

Dr Obiora Ike, Executive Director of, attended the workshop that was held in Bonn (Germany) and emphasised the role of ethics in development that includes values and that balances the development of a country with the preservation of its nature and culture.

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Official Opening Ceremony of the African Church Assets Programme (ACAP IV) National Workshop in Adama, Ethiopia

8th August 2021

The ACAP IV National Workshop in Ethiopia kicked off on the 2nd of August 2021 facilitated by the Ethiopia country study consultant Matewos Tera and his team. The opening ceremony was characterised by the team taking participants through preliminaries of introductions and stating the main aim of the workshop.

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Faith and Action Rooted in Christ Reflections on Spirituality, Justice, and Ethical Living

29th June 2021

This book is a large collection of 89 short essays on the utility of the Catholic theology for life, in times of radical changes. This work answers in a powerful way, the contemporary questions of modern life and society in simple language, finely narrated and here presented with a selected range of texts from the Old and New Testaments

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