Grantee: Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Grant Title:Can Indigenous Associations Foster Trust, Tolerance, and Public Goods? Exploring the Role of Grinw in Rebuilding Civil Society and Democracy in Post-Conflict Mali.
Grant Period: May 2014 – December 2015
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Working in three cities in Mali—Bamako, Mopti, and Savare—the University of Notre Dame research team combined a public opinion survey with two types of experimental games to study whether and how participation in local political discussion groups called grinw influences participants’ democratic behavior and ability to manage the threats of conflict, extremism, and internal displacement.

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