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Liliana Rojas-Suraez on La Hora N (Peru)

In this interview on “La Hora N”, the most respectable news program in Peru, CGD senior fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez explains the effects of economic developments in advanced economies o

Liliana Rojas-Suraez on CNN en Español Dinero

In this CNN interview, senior fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez analyzes the impact of financial weaknesses in China and anticipated further increases in US interest rates on the stability of Latin Ameri

Global Health Best Buys

This event will convene experts from implementing agencies, governments, researcher institutions, and the private sector to discuss and debate what makes a “best buy” in global health.

REDD+ Learning Session 21: Supplementing REDD+ with Biodiversity Payments

In this webinar, Jonah Busch, Research Fellow at Center for Global Development, discusses how an international REDD+ mechanism can be used to make payments for forests' biodiversity as well as for carbon emission reduction. Paradoxically, under conditions consistent with emerging REDD+ programmes, money spent on a mixture of carbon payments and biodiversity payments can incentivize the provision of greater climate benefits than an equal amount of money spent only on carbon payments.