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The Center for Social Development was a key sponsor of the Africa Conference on Volunteer Action for Peace and Development that was hosted at the United Nations Complex in Nairobi, Kenya on July 2-4, 2012.
Lough, B. J., & Mwathi Mati, J. (2012). Volunteerism for peace in East Africa (CSD Working Paper No. 12-29). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Lough, B. J., & Sherraden, M. S. (2012). Civic service and asset building in generating livelihoods among youth in Africa (CSD Working Paper No. 12-28). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Graham, L. A., Mavungu, E. M., & Perold, H. (with Cronin, K., Muchemwa, L., & Lough, B. J.). (2012). International volunteers and the development of host organisations in Africa: Lessons from Tanzania and Mozambique. In SAGE Net (Ed.), International volunteering in Southern Africa: Potential for change? (pp. 31–59). Bonn, Germany: Scientia Bonnensis.
Lough, B. J. (with VOSESA [Volunteer and Service Enquiry Southern Africa]). (2011). International service perspectives from Weltwärts and Intercultural Youth Exchange volunteers (VOSESA Working Paper). Johannesburg: Volunteer and Service Enquiry Southern Africa.
Although 50 years have passed since the founding of the Peace Corps and international service is currently growing worldwide, little rigorous research has been conducted on its impacts.