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If deforestation continues on its current course, we'll have lost an area of tropical forest the size of India by 2050. This video explains why forest preservation is one of our best defenses against climate change.
Center for Global Development hosted Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation, as the speaker for the annual Richard H. Sabot lecture. Dr. Slaughter’s talk was entitled "Horizons and Boundaries: What Technology Can Do to Advance Development and What It Cannot".
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in Accra, Ghana, the Center for Global Development (CGD) in Washington DC, and the African School of Economics (ASE) in Cotonou, Benin, hosted a special event ‘Who Will Lead the African Development Bank?’ with candidates for the presidency of the African Development Bank on Thursday, April 16th 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in Washington, DC.
The Center for Global Development is proud to host Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India since October 2014. In an open forum event, Subramaniam will discuss and take questions on India's economic priorities and global cooperation.