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New Report: Decentralised Renewable Energy is Important for Improving Access to Power, But Policy Gaps and Challenges Impede Growth

Governments globally realize the social and economic benefits of providing reliable and affordable power to their citizens and businesses. Over the past few years, many countries have announced ambitious electrification goals: India and Nigeria plan to reach universal electrification by … Continue reading

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Yemen Faces Great Challenges if a Peace Agreement is Forged

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim Today, Yemen has three million individuals who have fled conflict, and are displaced both within the country and outside of its borders. Creating the right conditions for their return home is both a … Continue reading

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Enabling Returns for the Displaced in Syria

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Talya Lockman-Fine; and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim, Alaa’ Odeh, and Anna De Palma   The scale of the conflict in Syria is hard to comprehend: almost half a million people killed, according to some estimates, and more … Continue reading

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Dalberg’s Ciku Kimeria Discusses Visa Openness on BBC

When Dalberg’s Ciku Kimeria planned her road trip through Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Benin earlier this year, she expected her home continent to embrace her with open arms. But this Kenyan woman—a seasoned traveller to 42 countries, 16 … Continue reading

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Broken Asylum Systems Closer to Home

This article originally appeared on World Policy Blog. By Talya Lockman-Fine The young man arrived for a meeting with the non-governmental organization employee. He had no job and, without working papers, few prospects of gaining one. He had temporary housing … Continue reading

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The Companies Act Has Promise, But Will India Inc. Cash In?

By Gaurav Gupta This post was originally published on NextBillion There is much excitement here in India around the potential of the year-old CSR component of the 2013 Companies Act to deliver on social impact. It’s the world’s first nationally-mandated … Continue reading

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Helping a think tank plan its future

By guest blogger Bruce Au Having an opportunity to use your skills outside of your usual job can be a truly satisfying experience. Last year I took a service sabbatical at Civic Exchange, a 10 year-old think tank based in … Continue reading

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