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REDD+ by the Numbers

Ahead of the UN Climate Summit, a new CGD/ODI working paper draws back the curtain on funding for forests and climate change. 

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Obama Acts on Ebola—and a Voice from the Frontlines

Amanda Glassman welcomes President Obama’s pledge to commit the US military and $500 million to fight Ebola. A letter from a Liberian official shows why. 

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Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda

CGD experts pitch UN General Assembly participants post-2015 development proposals on birth registration, data quality, illicit finance, and more. 

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Poverty Line Politics

Lant Pritchett says a goal of eliminating extreme poverty is too narrow-minded. He gives three reasons for including the middle class.

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MCC without Borders?

Could MCC’s future partnerships include regional and sub-national compacts? Sarah Rose explores the upsides and challenges.

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Paying for Results

Owen Barder and colleagues share 12 principles for Payment by Results for more effective and transparent aid.

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Latin America’s “Pacific Alliance”

The Pacific Alliance trade agreement is one of the few bright spots in Latin America’s integration efforts. Guillermo Perry explains.

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Ebola Economics

Mead Over outlines five new steps rich countries can take now to help contain the Ebola epidemic—and minimize its economic fallout.

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Sustaining AfDB Progress

Donald Kaberuka ushered in a decade of progress at the African Development Bank. Todd Moss tells how to keep the momentum after his departure.

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Post-2015 Migration Goal

Michael Clemens shares his excitement that the draft post-2015 development goals include migration. He has ideas to make it even better.

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