Economic development PPPs gain steam

Public-private partnerships for development continue to play a prominent role in American global development policy and strategy. President Barack Obama’s administration has prioritized leveraging private sector investment for development. The President’s Global Development Council — a special advisory group comprised of public, private, academic and nongovernmental representatives — continues to emphasize galvanizing the private sector and […]

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NSF and USAID announce latest round of awards to address global development challenges

Building sustainable fisheries, monitoring landslide risk, studying the emerging bio-economy: these are some of the research projects announced today in the newest round of an inter-agency partnership to foster collaborative global research. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awards will advance the scientific and technical capacity of the U.S. […]

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