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Lagos to Mombasa: How Does Climate Impact Conflict?
February 22, 2024
Is there a relationship between climate change and conflict? Gyude speaks to Dr. Edward (Ted) Miguel of University of California Berkley about the impact of rising temperatures, extreme droughts, and floods on competition for resources, and how governments can respond to climate change’s compounding...
CGD Podcast: Supporting Women Economists in Latin America with Ana María Ibáñez
December 14, 2023
CGD's Eeshani Kandpal speaks with the Interamerican Development Bank's Ana María Ibáñez about her recent report on women economists in Latin America, the reflection of cultural norms in education and the workplace, and the importance of role models and mentors in shaping expectations.
CGD Podcast: Decarbonization, MDB Reform, and the Private Sector with Ahmed Saeed
November 30, 2023
Ahmed Saeed of Allied Climate Partners and formerly the Asian Development Bank joins CGD’s Karen Mathiasen and Clemence Landers for a conversation on his organization's new approach to blended finance, how to bridge the private and public sectors more effectively, and how to balance climate mitigati...
Development Leaders Conference 2023 with Siti Nugraha Mauludiah and Bård Vegar Solhjell
November 09, 2023
CGD's Masood Ahmed speaks with Development Leaders Conference cohosts Siti Nugraha Mauludiah from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Indonesia and Bård Vegar Solhjell of Norad about the differing experiences of traditional and emerging donors, the challenges of bridging gaps between sectors and prio...
CGD Podcast: Elevating Women and People of Color to IFI Leadership with Amie Batson and Francisco Ferreira
October 05, 2023
Only one woman born and raised in a low- or middle-income country has ever headed an international financial institution. CGD's Eeshani Kandpal speaks with Francisco Ferreira from the London School of Economics and Amie Batson from WomenLift Health about what effective mentorship and allyship can lo...
Lagos to Mombasa: Are Energy Access and Climate Mitigation at Odds?
September 13, 2023
Olu Verheijen from the Nigerian government and Vijaya Ramachandran from the Breakthrough Institute join Gyude to discuss the scale and nature of the energy crisis in Africa, the role that renewable energy can (and can't) play in addressing it, and what steps African countries—and partners—can take t...
CGD Podcast: Efficient Development with Bjørn Lomborg
September 07, 2023
Bjørn Lomborg, author of Best Things First, joins CGD's Gyude Moore to discuss the 12 "most efficient" policy solutions for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, how they were assessed and identified, and the tradeoffs they may require.