Category Archives: Strategy and Performance

Comment les dirigeants africains peuvent attirer d’avantage d’IDE chinoises ?

Par Aurelien Chu et  Hafsa Anouar  Après deux cent ans de stagnation, de guerre civile et de famine, la Chine émerge à nouveau comme puissance économique mondiale. Cette situation a des répercussions certaines sur le reste du monde car bouscule et parfois … Continue reading

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How can African leaders encourage more Chinese FDI to Africa in the midst of fluctuations in the Chinese stock market?

By Aurelien Chu and Hafsa Anouar After two hundred years of stagnation, civil war, and famine, the re-emergence of China as a global economic power has profoundly affected the rest of the world – sometimes challenging and sometimes reinforcing the established … Continue reading

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From Charity to Change: A Dynamic Approach to Building a Better World

by Joe Dougherty  On the first day of December, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan celebrated the birth of their daughter, by announcing their intention to direct 99% of their Facebook shares to a new philanthropic venture, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, … Continue reading

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How Gayle Smith Can Solidify the Obama Administration’s Development Legacy: An Open Letter

This article originally appeared on Trust.org. Yesterday, the U.S. Senate confirmed that Gayle Smith will lead the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). As she begins in her role today, the following letter details how Ms. Smith can fortify USAID’s institutional strength … Continue reading

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10 Problems That Should Be On the Global Agenda For 2015

By Thabo Matse, Julia Rohrer, Mariola Panzuela, Sonila Cook, and Oren Ahoobim   There are so many big, urgent, important problems worth solving in the world—how do you decide what to take on? We surveyed the development landscape and found … Continue reading

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ODA is Not Dead: Why Public Aid Flows Are Still Relevant

Last week, congressional leaders in the United States passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill for the coming year that includes an overall foreign aid budget 5.6% lower than current levels and 16% lower than it was in 2010. Some global … Continue reading

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Mobilizing Post-2015 Action: Are the SDGs too complicated to be effective?

Earlier this month, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a “synthesis” report to guide the final draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) when they expire in 2015. Ban’s current draft of the … Continue reading

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Empowering Individuals as Smart Funders to Take Poverty to “Zero”

By Angela Rastegar Campbell Next week, the US will celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday focused on giving thanks and giving back. As charitable giving peaks during this upcoming holiday season, one critical cause to give toward is the monumental task of … Continue reading

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List of September Events around the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, and Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) Annual Conference

By Dean Segell New York City is set to host a collection of development events this September. With the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting, and the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) annual conference … Continue reading

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Dalberg Announces New Leadership

Dear friends, We are pleased to share several announcements about Dalberg’s evolution and growth. Over the last week, the entire Dalberg family gathered outside Cape Town in South Africa for a global retreat. For the over 200 team members who … Continue reading

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