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May 18, 2015

Development
Clinton Rio SDG Moving Beyond Utopia to What’s Possible for 2030: Setting Realistic Sustainable Development Goals

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, chief executive…

July 25, 2013

Americas
RTR1BES9 (1) Emerging Voices: Public-Private Partners in Development

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Deirdre White, president and C…

May 17, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
A door is pictured near an oil spillage site in Ikarama community, Bayelsa state in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. The New Niger Delta Action Plan: One More Missed Opportunity?

This is a guest post by Dr. Deirdre LaPin, co-author of Securing Development and Peace in the Niger Delta (Woodrow Wilson Center, 2011) and a longstanding resident and development expert on Nigeria. …

January 14, 2011

Fossil Fuels
What Wine Prices Tell Us About OPEC What Wine Prices Tell Us About OPEC

What do oil and wine have in common? A new working paper from two IMF economists, which is generating a lot of buzz, argues that they’re a lot more alike than you’d imagine. (Hat tip: Steve LeVine.) …

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, discusses business challenges and opportunities in Africa, as well as the importance of diversifying Africa's economic base and sustainable development. This…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Join Nicky Oppenheimer as he discusses some of the lessons and opportunities for Africa that have arisen from the global economic crisis, including how business contributes to sustainable developme…