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October 10, 2013
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Africa Program and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States present European...
July 9, 2013
A Conversation with USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah and CGD President Nancy Birdsall Related Content Blog: Sarah Jane Staats on Shah's...
June 25, 2013
More than 1 billion people still live in extreme poverty, surviving on less than $1.25 per day. To eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, there is a...