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Nick Thompson discusses investment, private sector growth, and governance in Africa

Nick Thompson discusses investment, private sector growth, and governance in Africa

After the publication of the World Bank Doing Business Report 2014, Nick Thompson discusses private sector development and the importance of governance in Africa on Bloomberg's African Business Weekly Show. ...

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Tony Blair and Howard Buffett launch 40 Chances Fellows Programme at World Food Prize

Tony Blair and Howard Buffett launch 40 Chances Fellows Programme at World Food Prize

After joining Howard G. Buffett and Ritu Sharma to discuss leadership and innovation in developing countries, Tony Blair announced a new partnership between AGI, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the World Food Prize to support the development of new ideas to address food insecurity....

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African Leaders, Not Aid Donors, Must Lead the Way to Ending Hunger

African Leaders, Not Aid Donors, Must Lead the Way to Ending Hunger

Following our latest blog from the Head of AGI’s new Agriculture Practice, Tony Blair and Howard Buffett write for Time Magazine about the role of innovation and leadership in agriculture to end hunger. ...

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Blog | Christina PioCosta-Lahue discusses the launch of AGI’s new Agriculture Practice

Blog | Christina PioCosta-Lahue discusses the launch of AGI’s new Agriculture Practice

As we launch our new Agriculture Practice AGI's Christina PioCosta-Lahue discusses agriculture reform in Rwanda and the work of the new practice. ...

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Blog | Rupert Simons on the new normal in Liberia

Blog | Rupert Simons on the new normal in Liberia

During a trip out of the capital AGI's Liberia Project Head took some time to reflect on Liberia's growing stability and development progress ...

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Blog | Beautiful policies are not enough.

Blog | Beautiful policies are not enough

After the announcement of the new Global Network of Delivery Leaders, Andy Ratcliffe looks back at the group's inaugural meeting in New York. ...

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AGI to support new Global Network of Delivery Leaders

AGI to support new Global Network of Delivery Leaders

Formed following a meeting with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Tony Blair, the group aims to share knowledge about what works and what doesn’t in delivering government services to citizens....

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Tony Blair speaks at Milken Institute London Summit

Tony Blair speaks at Milken Institute London Summit

This week Tony Blair spoke at the Milken Institute's London Summit as part of their Access to Global Capital Initiative, which is helping to accelerate growth in emerging and developing countries. You can read about the event and AGI's work with the Initiative here. ...

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Liberian reform an example of PDIA?

Liberian reform an example of PDIA?

Writing on his blog Matt Andrews, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government gave his thoughts on our Liberia case study published earlier this year. Professor Andrews links the case study to the wider debate around Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation initiated by his colleague Lant Pritchett. ...

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Marta Foresti of ODI responds to AGI case study

Marta Foresti of ODI responds to AGI case study

As AGI launches its first case study looking at the support the organisation gives to the Government of Liberia, Marta Foresti Head of Politics and Governance at the Overseas Development Institute offers her thoughts on the paper and the lessons to draw from it. ...

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