11 May 2015
Author: Pradumna Bickram Rana
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This commentary puts forward four proposals for how the Nepalese government could strengthen Nepal's governance and economy in the wake of the earthquakes which hit the country in April 2015.
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Tracking Climate Aid in Africa: The Case of the World Bank
Author: Justin Baker, Emmy Griffin, Krista Rasmussen, Catherine Weaver
Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) Program
This paper discusses the results of a review of the World Bank's projects in Sub-Saharan Africa from 2008 to 2012 in an effort to discern trends in climate change adaptation and financing in the region.
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Transfer of Know-how for Small and Mid-Size Businesses in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine--White Paper: Moldova
Author: Magdolna Sass, Oliver Kovacs, Lidis Garbovan, Renata Anna Jaksa, Gabor Hunya
Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE)
This report discusses the potential for developing small and mid-size (SME) businesses in Moldova.
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From Frozen Ties to Strategic Engagement: US-Iran Relationship in 2030
Author: Roman Muzalevsky
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
Based on the seeming thaw in US-Iran relations, this monograph examines how the strategic dynamics between the two countries might evolve over time.
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Guarantees, Subsidies, or Paying for Success?
Author: Owen Barder, Theodore Talbot
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This paper discusses how governments, donors and public sector agencies attempt to create incentives for private sector actors to invest capital in tackling international development challenges.
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Somali Perspectives: Institutional and Policy Challenges
Author: Stefano Pioppi
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
This paper looks at the security challenges affecting the Horn of Africa and how they might affect the development of federally divided institutions in Somalia.
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