This ODI report summarizes a set of scoping exercises carried out in early 2013 into the status of biofuel projects in five countries: Ethiopia, Indonesia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.
This ODI paper considers the options available for resource-rich developing economies when deciding whether to implement SFIs to manage their natural resource wealth.
The Private Sector and Climate Change Adaptation:IFC Investments Under the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience
This paper from the Bretton Woods Project looks closely at PPCR projects implemented under the World Bank's private sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
This NOREF report highlights the instances in which traditional and emerging actors’ agendas converge and diverge – and the motivations behind these agendas.
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.
This recent article from Stability discusses the innovative ways that government intervention has reduced conflict in Bolivia's coca sector.
Jointly, Oxfam America and Freedom from Hunger commissioned the largest study to date to evaluate the impact of community-based savings groups—using both a randomized controlled trial and in-depth qualitative research.
This ICMM report presents the findings from a recent study, including those relating to the overall quantitative macro-economic mining activity in Brazil.
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.