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CGD's Frances Seymour and Mina Setra, an indigenous peoples’ leader in Indonesia, tell how forest protection efforts have given voice to forest dwellers.
CGD looks back on the first-ever US-Africa Leaders Summit — and asks what’s next.
Much has changed since the 1990s; shouldn’t classifications of developing countries change too? New working paper by Andy Sumner explains.
Mobile-phone education programs are on the rise worldwide. Jenny Aker and co-authors put one to the test in a CGD working paper.
Amanda Glassman and Justin Sandefur show it’s no accident African development statistics often overstate progress. It’s the (political) economy, stupid.
Christine Lagarde says governments shouldn’t wait for a climate agreement to get energy prices right. New IMF research shows taxing fossil fuels offers benefits now.
Government and NGO leaders applaud UK and US efforts to end female genital mutilation and child and forced marriage in a generation at the DC Girl Summit.
On the eve of the first-ever US-Africa Leaders Summit, Todd Moss shares hopes and fears; Kimberly Elliott focuses on trade and investment.
Charles Kenny lambasts the World Bank’s “zero evidence” procurement reform and shows just how much could be learned from the wealth of data already on hand.
Kim Elliott reviews the implications of two mega US trade deals and says that poor countries are on the outside looking in. Harsha Singh comments in a wonkcast.