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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries.

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International development experts share their ideas on how wealthy countries can promote prosperity in developing countries.

    Lagos to Mombasa: Can Agriculture Drive Economic Growth in Africa?

    Lagos to Mombasa: Can Agriculture Drive Economic Growth in Africa?

    This episode of Lagos to Mombasa asks: could ag policy be a means to post-COVID-19 recovery in Africa? Linda Manda of Standard Bank Group and Gillian Pais of McKinsey & Company join Gyude to discuss the true potential of the agriculture sector, not just in addressing Africa’s own food security needs but also in its global contributions.

    • 35 min.
    Lagos to Mombasa: How Does Africa Attract Private Investment to Meet Its Development Needs?

    Lagos to Mombasa: How Does Africa Attract Private Investment to Meet Its Development Needs?

    In this episode of the new series Lagos to Mombasa, Abebe Aemro Selassie of the IMF and Charlie Robertson of Renaissance Capital join Gyude Moore to discuss how to increase investment in transportation, power, water, health, and education infrastructure to spur economic growth in African countries.

    • 36 min.
    Demystifying Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) with Adrienne Cheasty

    Demystifying Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) with Adrienne Cheasty

    CGD's Mark Plant and University of Oxford's Adrienne Cheasty, formerly of the IMF, on how SDRs work, what the IMF's new allocation means, and what needs to happen to ensure its effectiveness

    • 32 min.
    Lagos to Mombasa: How Does the Pandemic End in Africa?

    Lagos to Mombasa: How Does the Pandemic End in Africa?

    This first episode of the new Africa-centered podcast series Lagos to Mombasa examines how African governments can shape their responses to the pandemic and prepare for the future. Patrick Tippoo of Biovac and the African Vaccine Manufacturing Initiative and Prashant Yadav from CGD join Gyude Moore to discuss options and opportunities. 

    • 37 min.
    Women's Economic Empowerment in India with Soumya Kapoor

    Women's Economic Empowerment in India with Soumya Kapoor

    Megan O'Donnell of CGD and Soumya Kapoor of IWWAGE on breaking down the barriers that keep Indian women from the workforce, the roles of local and international actors, and promising policy models in India

    • 40 min.
    Coming Soon! Lagos to Mombasa: The Trans-Africa Podcast from the Center for Global Development

    Coming Soon! Lagos to Mombasa: The Trans-Africa Podcast from the Center for Global Development

    Next week CGD will launch the new podcast series Lagos to Mombasa: The Trans-Africa Podcast from CGD. The series will focus on policies, problems, and promise across Africa. Join Gyude Moore every two weeks as he speaks to researchers and practitioners about some of the biggest development challenges facing the continent. 

    • 9 min.

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