Subscribe to CGD’s weekly newsletter below, and watch for an email with the option to receive more of what interests you.

(if not affiliated type "individuals")
Already subscribed? Please click “manage subscriptions” on any email from Center for Global Development (cgd@email.cgdev.org) to update your preferences.


What New Leadership Could Mean for USAID

What New Leadership Could Mean for USAID

Casey Dunning tells us what she learned from a recent appearance by President Obama’s nominee for USAID administrator, Gayle Smith, before a Senate Committee.

Read Full Story
Flickr user Tom Maisey

Rising to the Education Challenge

It's time to pivot from schooling goals to learning goals. Leading researchers issue a call to arms.

Read Full Story
US News Daily

More Harm Than Good?

Aerial spraying has been central to Colombia’s antinarcotic efforts, but a new study links it to significant increases in miscarriages and respiratory problems.

Read Full Story
Refugee camp

Reinventing Humanitarian Aid

Where disaster strikes is not predictable, but the cost of responding is. Lord Malloch-Brown explores how disaster response can be more timely, efficient, and effective.

Read Full Story
Asian infrastructure

The Real Deal with the AIIB

Scott Morris explains the motivation behind creating the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the real message it should send to the United States.

Read Full Story
Oil to Cash

Avoiding the Resource Curse

Oil to Cash explores how to overcome corruption and build accountability by distributing natural-resource wealth—and taxing some of it back.

Read Full Story
Tobacco tax

The Best Health Policy in the World

The single most cost-effective way to save lives in developing countries is in the hands of developing countries themselves: raising tobacco taxes. Bill Savedoff explains.

Read Full Story
Paris Is for Climate Lovers

Paris? We Say Bonn

Jonah Busch has advice for Paris 2015 climate teams meeting now in Bonn: don’t sacrifice effectiveness, efficiency, and equity for short-term political acceptability.

Read Full Story
Ethanol pump
Kansas Ag Network

(Bio)Fueling Debate

US biofuel policies could contribute to food price spikes and environmental damage. Kim Elliott offers Congress four steps to avoid doing harm.

Read Full Story
AfDB Group

African Development Bank Elects Adesina President

The AfDB has set the bar for election transparency, say Scott Morris and Ben Leo. Read about the process and hear an insider’s take in a new podcast.

Read Full Story