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Drawing on lessons from the early HIV response, Mead Over calls on donors to mobilize emergency task forces for the protection of health workers.
The latest Sustainable Development Goals have 17 goals and 169 targets. Ambition's not lacking, but focus is. Charles Kenny and Casey Dunning ask what’s the point.
What makes a results-based operation tick? Alan Gelb and Nabil Hashmi dissect the World Bank’s Program for Results.
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.