CGD Podcast: Unlocking Private Investment in Africa with Nick O’Donohoe and Frank Aswani
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by Center for Global Development
1M ago
CGD's Gyude Moore speaks with Nick O’Donohoe from British International Investment and Frank Aswani from the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance about balancing local and international focus, the impact of a "funding winter," and how the public and private sectors can fill the financing gap for budding entrepreneurs across Africa ..read more
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Lagos to Mombasa: How Does Climate Impact Conflict?
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by Center for Global Development
2M ago
Is there a relationship between climate change and conflict? Gyude speaks to Dr. Edward (Ted) Miguel of University of California Berkley about the impact of rising temperatures, extreme droughts, and floods on competition for resources, and how governments can respond to climate change’s compounding impact in fragile regions ..read more
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CGD Podcast: Supporting Women Economists in Latin America with Ana María Ibáñez
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by Center for Global Development
4M ago
CGD's Eeshani Kandpal speaks with the Interamerican Development Bank's Ana María Ibáñez about her recent report on women economists in Latin America, the reflection of cultural norms in education and the workplace, and the importance of role models and mentors in shaping expectations ..read more
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CGD Podcast: Decarbonization, MDB Reform, and the Private Sector with Ahmed Saeed
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by Center for Global Development
5M ago
Ahmed Saeed of Allied Climate Partners and formerly the Asian Development Bank joins CGD’s Karen Mathiasen and Clemence Landers for a conversation on his organization's new approach to blended finance, how to bridge the private and public sectors more effectively, and how to balance climate mitigation with traditional development goals.  ..read more
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Development Leaders Conference 2023 with Siti Nugraha Mauludiah and Bård Vegar Solhjell
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by Center for Global Development
5M ago
CGD's Masood Ahmed speaks with Development Leaders Conference cohosts Siti Nugraha Mauludiah from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Indonesia and Bård Vegar Solhjell of Norad about the differing experiences of traditional and emerging donors, the challenges of bridging gaps between sectors and priorities, and how the development community can share solutions more effectively ..read more
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CGD Podcast: Elevating Women and People of Color to IFI Leadership with Amie Batson and Francisco Ferreira
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by Center for Global Development
7M ago
Only one woman born and raised in a low- or middle-income country has ever headed an international financial institution. CGD's Eeshani Kandpal speaks with Francisco Ferreira from the London School of Economics and Amie Batson from WomenLift Health about what effective mentorship and allyship can look like, the importance and impact of diversity in leadership, and the actions that organizations can take to better support the women and people of color who work there ..read more
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Lagos to Mombasa: Are Energy Access and Climate Mitigation at Odds?
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by Center for Global Development
7M ago
Olu Verheijen from the Nigerian government and Vijaya Ramachandran from the Breakthrough Institute join Gyude to discuss the scale and nature of the energy crisis in Africa, the role that renewable energy can (and can't) play in addressing it, and what steps African countries—and partners—can take to address both climate and energy challenges ..read more
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CGD Podcast: Efficient Development with Bjørn Lomborg
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by Center for Global Development
8M ago
Bjørn Lomborg, author of Best Things First, joins CGD's Gyude Moore to discuss the 12 "most efficient" policy solutions for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, how they were assessed and identified, and the tradeoffs they may require ..read more
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Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Smallholder Farmers Prepare for Climate Change?
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by Center for Global Development
8M ago
Gillian Pais of McKinsey & Company returns to Lagos to Mombasa to discuss the importance of localizing climate solutions, strategies to promote the uptake of climate-smart agriculture, and the role of regional organizations in sharing best practices.     ..read more
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CGD Podcast: Accelerating MDB Reform with Stephanie von Friedeburg
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by Center for Global Development
9M ago
Stephanie von Friedeburg of Citi and formerly the International Finance Corporation joins CGD’s Karen Mathiasen and Clemence Landers for a conversation on how to balance risk and impact in investment, why blended finance needs a rethink, and what mechanisms offer the most promising solutions to the development finance problem.  ..read more
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