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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
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...
Citizens and States: How Can Digital ID and Payments Improve State Capacity and Effectiveness?
March 31, 2020
This report considers the potential of ID, mobiles, and payments to improve the capacity of governments to deliver more effective, inclusive, and accountable programs.
The New Economy of Africa: Opportunities for Nigeria’s Emerging Technology Sector
November 12, 2019
Nigeria has a vibrant and growing tech sector. In a survey of tech firms conducted in 2018, we find that most firms start small but grow quickly, more than doubling their size in the few years since the start of operations. Many are addressing inefficiencies in distribution of goods and services. Bu...
Fixing AML: Can New Technology Help Address the De-risking Dilemma?
February 19, 2018
Even while policy solutions to address de-risking are being implemented, new technologies have emerged to address de-risking by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of AML/CFT compliance by financial institutions.
Energizing Rio+20: How the United States Can Promote Sustainable Energy for All at the 2012 Earth Summit
April 13, 2012
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a UN initiative to deploy sustainable energy for all. Ahead of the June Rio+20 summit, Nigel Purvis and Abigail Jones highlight what the United States can do to help fulfill his vision.