Showing posts for "Democracy in Development"
Yesterday on my blog, I wrote about the importance and difficulties of including more women-owned businesses in global supply chains, the topic of a meeting I hosted this week as part of CFR’s ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series. As I note: Read more »
Yesterday on my blog, I wrote about the obstacles that prevent poor people from obtaining insurance—and the innovations that are upending this reality. I focus on Ghana, where the organization MicroEnsure is offering low-cost life insurance tied to mobile phone use and savings accounts. As I explain: Read more »
Yesterday on my blog, I discussed the current outlook for food security in the Sahel. While a large humanitarian response and welcome rainfall have averted an immediate crisis, the region continues to face underlying problems ranging from unreliable weather to the conflict in Mali. As I conclude: Read more »
The Development Channel highlights big debates, promising approaches, and new research and thinkers addressing opportunity and exclusion in the global economy.
For more on what the United States and others can do to foster open, prosperous, and stable societies, visit CSM&D.