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Forest policy expert Frances Seymour explains how WRI's new open-source platform can strengthen efforts to save the world’s remaining tropical forests.
William Savedoff and Rita Perakis answer donors’ six key questions about implementing Cash on Delivery Aid.
Senior fellows Ben Leo and Vijaya Ramachandran detail four trade-policy proposals to strengthen AGOA and boost US-Africa trade.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman, winner of the CGD/Foreign Policy Commitment to Development Award, explains why sustainable development is good for business.
To improve the quality and scope of basic development data in Africa, donors need to rethink how and what they fund. Amanda Glassman explains.
Todd Moss explains African energy poverty in seven graphics. See how the US could do more to help millions gain access to electricity.
Owen Barder applauds DFID’s announced new focus on economic growth, but aid alone won't cut it. Among what's missing: trade, migration, and subsidy reform.
Vijaya Ramachandran and Leonardo Iacovone explore job creation in African firms and constraints that contribute to persistant under-employment.
Nancy Birdsall and Christian Meyer make the case for using a country’s median income as a simple indicator of material well-being and shared development.
Michael Clemens urges new research that treats remittances—three times greater than aid flows—as returns on investment, not unexpected windfalls.