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Poor data hurts African countries' ability to make good policy decisions

African policy makers are increasingly called on to use evidence-based research to inform development decisions. But this requires the rigorous collection of data as well as a coordinated system to disseminate it. 986 more words

Innovative or Ineffective?: Performance-Based Lending as an Anticorruption Tool

The Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) new focus on fighting corruption and building institutions has generated quite a stir (including on this blog – see here… 1,113 more words


World Environment Week: Our choices of today will define the future of humanity and the planet

As we celebrate the first World Environment Week since the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were put into effect, we take a step back to reflect on the significance of the new global development agenda to mainstreaming environmental sustainability. 688 more words


29 May 2016 Economic News Round-Up


South Korean President concludes official visit to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, May 28, 2016 (FBC) –South Korean President Park Geun-hye has left for Kampala, Uganda today, after concluding her four-day state visit to Ethiopia. 9,714 more words

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Global Goals-What Can You Do To Help?

I have always been interested in global development, but since returning from an ICS placement in Bangladesh, I have become a lot more interested and determined to become more involved in working towards the Global Goals. 586 more words