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Video: Discussing Entreprise EthioPEA with Derek Yach at CGI 2011

Interview with Derek Yach, Pepsico’s Senior Vice President for Global Health and Agriculture Policy, about their new public-private partnership with USAID and the World Food Program, Entreprise EthioPEA.

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A Conversation with Ernest Bai Koroma and Alassane Ouattara

The Council of Foreign Relations and the Africa-America Institute hosted a discussion with Côte d’Ivoire president Alassane Ouattara and Sierra Leone president Ernest Koroma. UN Dispatch brings you some of the highlights of this intimate event.

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Africa’s Most Unexpected Star Economic Performer

Namibia ranks surprisingly high on the newly released Global Competitiveness Report.  Here’s how the country is turning its economy around.

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Time to Pay Attention to the Central African Republic

More analysis and consistent international coverage of the conflict in the Central African Republic is needed for a better understanding of how peacebuilding and conflict mitigation in the region as a whole can be pursued.

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Huge Rise in the Number of African Born Immigrants in the USA

Will this new constituency result in better Africa policy? Perhaps. One thing that’s certainly clear is that policymakers are having to listen up and take advice from the diaspora community.

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Digging Deeper Into the Dodd-Frank Congo ‘Blood Minerals’ Controversy

Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is designed to protect American consumers from products containing conflict minerals.  But will it help protect Congolese from the conflict itself?

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