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    IGC appoints Professor Parikshit Ghosh as new Editor-in-Chief for Ideas for India

    The International Growth Centre (IGC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Parikshit Ghosh as the new Editor-in-Chief for Ideas for India (I4I), IGC’s key platform for contributing to the policy discourse in India.   With the full support of I4I’s Editorial Board, Prof Ghosh succeeds founding Editor-in-Chief Prof Ashok Kotwal who sadly passed away in...

    28 Jun 2022

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    Remembering Herbert M’cleod

    We are deeply sad to announce the passing of IGC Sierra Leone and Liberia Country Director Herbert M’cleod on 19 May 2022. Herbert played a leading role in developing the International Growth Centre (IGC) programme in Sierra Leone, and later our combined programme in Sierra Leone and Liberia, and served as an IGC advisor on state fragility and natural resource...

    23 May 2022

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    In memory of Professor Ashok Kotwal

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ideas for India’s Editor-in-Chief Professor Ashok Kotwal on 28 April 2022. Prof Kotwal played an integral role in founding Ideas for India (I4I) in 2012, IGC’s key platform for contributing to the policy discourse in India. He also served as the Lead Academic for IGC’s India Bihar programme from 2015-2017, which...

    10 May 2022

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    DFI Fragility Forum 2022

    The fourth annual DFI Fragility Forum convened on 3-4 May 2022 at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, with participation of 25 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), as well as official agencies and shareholder representatives. The Forum was co-organised by the African Development Bank, British International Investment, the International Finance...

    6 May 2022

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    Preventing mass starvation in Afghanistan: A letter to the international community

    We, the Council on State Fragility, call on the international community to not abandon the people of Afghanistan and to take urgent action to prevent mass starvation over the coming winter months.   Forty years of war, recurrent natural disasters, chronic poverty, drought and the COVID-19 pandemic have had a devastating impact on the people of Afghanistan. The world...

    1 Dec 2021