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Dec 20, 2016

In our last podcast of the year, we look back at some of the major development conversations of 2016. Tune in to hear from two former presidents, a few major organization heads—and, of course, several CGD experts.

Dec 12, 2016

As turbulent 2016 draws to a close and 2017 rolls into view, political thinking in some major economies is turning inward. In her last podcast as CGD President, Nancy Birdsall reflects on what’s changed in development over the past 15 years, and what she hopes development folks will think about in the near...

Dec 6, 2016

Preventing dangerous climate change is critical for promoting global development, and saving tropical forests is essential to doing both. CGD senior fellow Frances Seymour, coauthor of a new CGD book, explains why forests are key not only to meeting the objectives of the Paris climate agreement, but also to...