The Resource Governance Index (RGI) measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas and mining sectors of 58 countries.
This report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs urges the U.S. government to focus its global food security strategy on prioritizing science, increasing trade flows for agriculture and food, and incentivizing greater business activity in low-income countries.
Beyond AGOA: An Updated Case for a Trans - Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership Between Africa & The United States
In this paper from the Wilson Center, the authors argue that, premised on conditions here in the U.S., in Africa and elsewhere, the ‘perfect storm’ could be brewing for an effective renewal or enhancement of AGOA before the program expires in 2015.
This new study from the Brookings Institute examines the prospects for ending extreme poverty by 2030 and the factors that will determine progress toward this goal.
This Global Compact-WBSC report details the vital role of the business community in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
This paper from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs reveals that most Sub-Saharan African countries could potentially access at least 25 times their locally produced agricultural knowledge by adapting and adopting scientific breakthroughs produced in other countries.
This report from the Congressional Research Service analyzes the economic relationship between foreign investment and national security.
In this paper, Kathryn Ledebur and Coletta Youngers examine the recent approaches to reducing coca cultivation in Bolivia.
This report from the Rainforest Foundation UK reveals the adverse impacts on forests and local people of biggest palm oil plantations in Congo Basin.