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Cash on Delivery Aid…The Book!

Last week was a busy time in Washington for those interested in results-focused approaches to foreign aid, with two major events, one here at CGD and one at the World Bank.

Five Winning Ideas in Finance and Development Marketplace

Kudos to AFD, the Gates Foundation, and the World Bank for organizing an outstanding Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development last week in Paris. The organizers managed to bring together a lot of people with good ideas, and created an energized atmosphere worthy of the ‘marketplace’ idea.

Here is a round-up of the five winners of the contest, and some other ideas that stuck out:

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