This work has now concluded.
Zimbabwe presents unique challenges for the development community and for Africa. Zimbabwe's increased political repression, descent into economic collapse, and growing international isolation have an impact well beyond the country's borders. Donors, who have been developing strategies for dealing with 'difficult partners,' have been frustrated by their inability to encourage a more positive direction for the country.
CGD's work on Zimbabwe, led by Senior Fellow Todd Moss, included analysis of the economic conditions and proposed ways for the international community to support an eventual transition—from debt relief to democracy restoration.