President Trump’s pick for USAID Administrator is a development policymaker with a sound track record, says Scott Morris. Here’s why he thinks Mark Green could be good news for the future of US foreign assistance.
France's President-elect Emmanuel Macron has a real opportunity to deepen the country's commitment to development by setting strong policies for aid, migration, global security, and climate, says Anita Käppeli.
Although Congress has increased the foreign affairs budget by $4.6 billion through September, President Trump's long-term vision for development assistance has been made clear: less aid, done less effectively, says Jeremy Konyndyk.
As the Green Climate Fund moves to start paying for forest preservation, it should 1) keep rules simple, and 2) recognize that institutions may have to adapt to the pay-for-results model, says Jonah Busch.
From advancing modern energy access, to helping guide the MDBs, to shining a light on global health successes around the world, 2016 was another year of rigorous research, innovation, and impact at CGD.