Gyansa-Lutterodt, Director of Technical Coordination at Ghana's MoH joins the CGD podcast to explain how Ghana is paving a road toward universal health coverage.
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I talk with Amaka Anku of Eurasia Group and Nonso Obikili of Economic Research Southern Africa about Nigeria's recent border closure. We discuss the history between Nigeria and Benin, the costs of the border closure for people living in poverty, and possible next steps for the Nigerian government.
HIV Treatment in Rural South Africa Increases Employment among HIV-Negative Neighbors—Especially Women
This World AIDS Day, Mead Over and Julia Kaufman examine the positive spillover effects of treating HIV.
The participation of women in the Nigerian tech sector is low. In a survey of tech firms conducted by the ONE Campaign and the Center for Global Development, only about 30 percent were owned by women, mostly concentrated in e-commerce and enterprise solutions. Of women-owned firms, the median share of ownership is 20 percent. Tech firms do not employ many women either—31 firms in our sample employ no women at all. The median value is two female employees per firm.
This piece was first published by Friends of Europe, please see the original article here.
Following the second roundtable held with African finance ministers and central bank governors, Sanjeev Gupta and Mark Plant explore tax concessions and the challenges of meeting the targets for domestic resource mobilization set under the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.
Two weeks ago, Esther Duflo won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences<, together with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer, “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” In the blog post below, you’ll find a quick introduction to more than a hundred of her research publications, including research articles, policy articles summarizing research, book chapters, book reviews, comments on others’ research, and books.
Why isn’t the African Development Bank Group bigger? Clemence Landers and Nancy Lee have a proposal to reform the bank and increase its size and impact.
Commissioners Johansson, Schinas, and Urpilainen: Here’s How You Can Use Legal Pathways to “Manage Migration”
Earlier this month three future European Union (EU) Commissioners were given the green light by legislators to lead the migration portfolio—despite the fact that the confirmation of the entire Commission is still pending.
This blog post is part of a series called Let’s Talk Development, originally published by the World Bank here. The series includes contributions from external bloggers and reflects their views.