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Two Thirds of Benin Under Water

Severe flooding hits Benin, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria.  Welcome to the next big humanitarian crisis.  But after Hait and Pakistan, will there be enough money for emergency relief for the region?

Africa Commission Group Photo

Inclusive Growth & Employment in Africa

On September 22, high-profile members of the Africa Commission gathered in New York to talk about the importance of inclusive growth and employment in accelerating the achievement of the MDGs.

Your move, Richard

Dancing in the Dark: The Danger of Letting Business Lead on Climate Protection

In a candid session on energy and the environment at the Clinton Global Initiative yesterday, the world’s lead climate negotiator Christiana Figueres explained why her organization, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), had made so little progress in establishing international climate protection regulations.