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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
The Challenge of Aid in Pakistan: Is Cash on Delivery Part of the Solution?
December 17, 2010
This brief examines options for a COD Aid contract in Pakistan’s education sector and its potential benefits for improving the relationship between official donors and the government of Pakistan, and for increasing the effectiveness of aid spending in Pakistan.
Not Just Aid: How Making Government Work Can Transform Africa (by Tony Blair)
December 14, 2010
The Right Honourable Tony Blair discusses building strong African leadership in a public address hosted by CGD on December 16, 2010.
Cash on Delivery: A New Approach to Foreign Aid (brief)
November 15, 2010
This brief describes a new approach, Cash on Delivery Aid, which gives recipients full responsibility and authority over funds paid in proportion to verified measures of progress.
Commitment to Development Index 2010
November 03, 2010
The Commitment to Development Index (CDI) ranks 22 of the world’s richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit the five billion people living in poorer nations. Moving beyond standard comparisons of foreign aid volumes, the CDI quantifies a range of rich country policies that affec...
September 29, 2010
In this brief Kimberly Ann Elliott discusses the two main priorities the Obama administration should focus on in order to revive the AGOA program and expand its benefits.
Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries Are Leading the Way (brief)
September 09, 2010
In this essay Steven Radelet explains how since the mid 1990s seventeen Sub-Saharan African states have transcended the conflict and dictatorships of decades past to establish themselves as burgeoning world states. Approaching the discussion by delineating between cultural differences across the reg...
Think Long Term: How Global AIDS Donors Can Strengthen the Health Workforce in Africa
September 09, 2010
For the past decade, global AIDS donors have responded to HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa as an emergency and have mobilized health workers from weak and understaffed workforces. They must begin to address the long-term problems underlying the shortages and the effects of their efforts on the health...