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Lagos to Mombasa: What Did COP27 Mean for Africa?
December 13, 2022
In this bonus episode of Lagos to Mombasa, Gyude invites two experts who were on the ground in Sharm El Sheikh for COP27—the UN’s annual conference on climate—to report back with their observations and takeaways: Faten Aggad of the African Climate Foundation and Ian Mitchell of CGD. Together they di...
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Lagos to Mombasa: Was the AU-EU Summit a Success?
March 10, 2022
Malado Kaba of Falémé Conseil and Inge Kaul of the Hertie School join Gyude to discuss the commitments made at the long-awaited AU-EU summit, the ways in which the participants were portrayed, and whether issues beyond aid, such as research, innovation, and trade, got the attention they deserved.&nb...
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Lagos to Mombasa: What Does the Climate Crisis Mean for Africa?
December 02, 2021
Zainab Usman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Olumide Abimbola of the Africa Policy Research Institute join Gyude to discuss the implications of the European Green Deal for Africa, the outcomes of COP26, and the impacts of the climate crisis on pandemic recovery.
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Lagos to Mombasa: How Can African Countries Increase Migration Opportunities for Skilled Youth?
November 18, 2021
Africa’s youth population is expected to hit one billion this year, and African countries are not on track to produce enough jobs. Dawit Dame of Ethiopia’s Jobs Creation Commission and Edwin Righa of the International Organization for Migration join Gyude to discuss how African countries can prepare...
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Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Digital ID Be Harnessed for Development?
October 21, 2021
Dr. Joseph Atick, Executive Chairman of ID4Africa, and Alan Gelb, CGD Senior Fellow, join Gyude to discuss the evolution of ID systems across Africa, the benefits and risks of digital ID systems, and what African governments can learn from countries like India about what works and what doesn’t.
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Lagos to Mombasa: How Do We Evaluate (and Rank) Commitment to Development?
September 23, 2021
CGD’s Ian Mitchell joins Gyude to discuss the newest edition of the Commitment to Development Index, which ranks 40 of the world’s most powerful countries on policies that affect more than 5bn people in poorer nations. How do Africa’s development partners rank?