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    Escaping the fragility trap

    By 2030, half of the world's poor will live in fragile states. The LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development says a new approach is needed for countries caught in the ‘fragility trap'.

    18 Apr 2018

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    Cities that Work launch event at the World Bank

    The IGC's Cities that Work initiative was publicly launched at the World Bank on 7 September 2017 with a panel discussing the topic 'Research into Policy to Support Well-Managed Urbanisation’, featuring: Francisco Ferreira (World Bank); Ed Glaeser (IGC and Harvard University); Jennifer Musisi (Kampala Capital City Authority); Tony Venables (IGC and Oxford University);...

    20 Mar 2018

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    Ghana's infrastructure: The mystery of misspending

    A collaboration between IGC researcher Martin Williams and Ghana’s civil service found that 1/3 of infrastructure projects were not being finished and this was primarily a result of poor financial planning that saw new projects started before other ones had been completed. This short documentary tells the story of this collaboration and is an example of ‘research...

    9 Mar 2018

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    Rocco Macchiavello: The coffee chain - Linking farmers to the global market

    How can smallholder farmers in Africa overcome barriers and export their produce to valuable Western markets? Rocco Macchiavello (LSE), Lead Academic for IGC Myanmar, discusses his research on coffee value chains.

    26 Feb 2018

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    In conversation with Jennifer Musisi at the World Urban Forum

    Astrid Haas (International Growth Centre) speaks to Jennifer Musisi (Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority) about policies for growing cities at the World Urban Forum.

    14 Feb 2018

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    Elias Papaioannou: The economics of clearing land mines

    IGC researcher Elias Papaioannou of the London Business School discusses his research on the economic effects of clearing landmines, using the example of Mozambique.

    12 Feb 2018

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    From fragile cities to renewal (World Economic Forum panel)

    Fragility Commission Chair David Cameron spoke at this event on fragile cities at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos. More than 239 cities around the world are classified as fragile due to pollution, conflict, terrorism, unemployment and lack of electricity coverage, among other factors. What is needed to upgrade urban spaces to better protect the...

    7 Feb 2018

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    Jennifer Musisi: Urban challenges in the developing world

    Jennifer S Musisi, Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority, outlines some of the key challenges facing cities in the developing world.

    7 Feb 2018

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    Firms, markets, and development conference 2017

    25 Jan 2018