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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.

    A History of USAID with John Norris and Wade Warren

    A History of USAID with John Norris and Wade Warren

    CGD's Sarah Rose speaks with John Norris of the Gates Foundation and Wade Warren of Deloitte Consulting about Norris's new book on USAID, including USAID’s internal balancing act between development and geostrategic mandates, structural vs. sectoral initiatives, and the challenges USAID will face in its next decades.

    • 26 min
    Lagos to Mombasa: What Does the Climate Crisis Mean for Africa?

    Lagos to Mombasa: What Does the Climate Crisis Mean for Africa?

    Zainab Usman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Olumide Abimbola of the Africa Policy Research Institute join Gyude to discuss the implications of the European Green Deal for Africa, the outcomes of COP26, and the impacts of the climate crisis on pandemic recovery.

    • 38 min
    Inside the Development Leader's Conference with Carin Jämtin and Alexia Latortue

    Inside the Development Leader's Conference with Carin Jämtin and Alexia Latortue

    CGD's Masood Ahmed speaks with Sida's Carin Jämtin and MCC's Alexia Latortue about their takeaways from the 2021 Development Leaders Conference, including the tensions between national and global challenges, how development agency leaders can address them, and what these decisions might mean for agency mandates going forward.

    • 41 min
    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can African Countries Increase Migration Opportunities for Skilled Youth?

    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can African Countries Increase Migration Opportunities for Skilled Youth?

    Africa’s youth population is expected to hit one billion this year, and African countries are not on track to produce enough jobs. Dawit Dame of Ethiopia’s Jobs Creation Commission and Edwin Righa of the International Organization for Migration join Gyude to discuss how African countries can prepare for and enhance labor migration abroad.

    • 42 min
    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Digital ID Improve Lives through Social Protection?

    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Digital ID Improve Lives through Social Protection?

    CGD's Anit Mukherjee and Ugo Gentilini of the World Bank join Gyude to discuss how governments reach people with social protection programs, how such programs have been used during the pandemic, and what governments should do now to prepare for the next‚ inevitable, pandemic.

    • 37 min
    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Digital ID Be Harnessed for Development?

    Lagos to Mombasa: How Can Digital ID Be Harnessed for Development?

    Dr. Joseph Atick, Executive Chairman of ID4Africa, and Alan Gelb, CGD Senior Fellow, join Gyude to discuss the evolution of ID systems across Africa, the benefits and risks of digital ID systems, and what African governments can learn from countries like India about what works and what doesn’t.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Water&Rock ,

A very informative podcast on Gobal Development

A very thought-provoking podcast regarding international development with regular insights into the issues of sustainable development, AID effectiveness and international monetary actions. Highly recommended

ChristiePS ,

Consistently great

The content, themes and interviews on this podcast are top-notch. It's a who's-who of global development experts on themes that span the full spectrum of issues facing the world today. The length of the episodes is also spot-on. This is a consistently great podcast that provides crucial insights into development from all angles.

LMacDonaldDC ,

Lively, accessible interviews on global development policy

Experts from the Center for Global Development offer insights from their research and informed commentary on current issues in the policies of the U.S., other rich countries, and multilateral institutions such as the World Bank on topics such as trade, aid, technology, immigration, global health and climate change

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