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October 16, 2013
This June, President Obama announced a new initiative which aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, a region where nearly 600...
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...
March 26, 2009
Why is the private sector yet to take off in much of sub-Saharan Africa? In Africa's Private Sector, Vijaya Ramachandran and her co-authors identify...
June 23, 2008
This research seminar will focus on noted economist Al Harberger's theory of "sterilization by the people." Large, continuing inflows of foreign...
January 31, 2008
Central to the issue of growth in Africa is the development of the private sector. Without the creation of jobs and businesses, there is no real...
January 30, 2008
As part of CGD's ongoing study of the causes and consequences of corruption and their impact on developing countries, Non-Resident Fellow Ted Moran...

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