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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Mikaela Gavas, Managing Director of CGD Europe and Senior Policy Fellow has been invited to share her analysis and insights with the Development Committee of the European Parliament.
Investing in Human Capital to Attract Private Investment in Infrastructure
August 23, 2023
Across several African countries, there has been a troubling trend of infrastructure being stripped to sell as scrap metal. People have been arrested for ripping out and selling rail sleepers in South Africa and Ghana, pylon and copper wires in Uganda, and streetlamp meters in Liberia. That strippin...
Handbook for Space Capability Development
March 29, 2023
The Handbook for Space Capability Development is an inclusive, pragmatic, and open-access resource focused on “foundational space capability” development. Its intended audience is the planner or planning team charged with drafting a national space strategy and building a national space program. Amon...
A Global Development Paradigm for a World in Crisis
November 08, 2022
This paper explores how and whether responses to COVID-19, particularly from non-DAC actors, have deepened the transition from an “international” to a “global” development paradigm, and it considers implications for the future of development cooperation.
The Future of the European Financial Architecture for Development
May 19, 2022
This briefing highlights challenges associated with the current European development finance ecosystem and presents options for reform.
Remarks to the European Parliament on the Future of the European Financial Architecture for Development (EFAD)
May 09, 2022
Mikaela Gavas, Co-Director of Development Cooperation in Europe and Senior Policy Fellow was invited to share her expertise with the Development Committee of the European Parliament on the European Financial Architecture for Development (EFAD).
Technical Assistance in the European Financial Architecture for Development
April 22, 2022
There is no shortage of investable capital in the global economy. However, while the opportunities exist for investment and while funds are available, few projects actually reach financial close. The basic premise of this note is that although technical assistance (TA) for project preparation, manag...