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  • Moving Toward Sustainable, Long-Term Development

    Earlier this year 11,000 villagers in Nigeria swarmed Shell Oil Co., infuriated that the oil giant had polluted their waters and devastated farmlands...

  • Planning for a Brighter Future

    Successful resource management is hard enough to do in wealthy and stable countries. Adding conflict and political volatility makes the challenge that much greater...

  • Standing Firm

    In Economics: Timor-Leste whose population is comparable to that of Rhode Island, is situated between Australia and Indonesia, one of the strongest economies in the world and, the other, one of the largest...

  • Promoting Good Economics

    In Economics: After emerging from genocide and a 24-year conflict, Timor-Leste has beaten the odds, posting double-digit economic growth, higher enrollments in primary school...

  • The Revolutionary

    It’s late afternoon at the Ministry of Finance. High-level representatives from some of the world’s most fragile and conflictaffected states identify the major barriers to development and progress in their countries...

  • A New Vision for the Future

    More than 1.5 billion people live in conflict-affected and fragile countries, and Timor-Leste knows first-hand that moving from conflict to stability is a long and demanding political process...

  • Timor-Leste Emerges as the Voice of g7+

    Jim Adams, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific Region, was impressed.When Adams visited Timor-Leste to discuss capacity building with key government leaders, the veteran development executive left...

  • Putting Words into Action

    It’s hard not to be moved when Francesca Bomboko talks about the Democratic Republic of the Congo. To the world, the DRC, as it is known, is a resource rich but conflict-ridden society that the international community largely considers a lost cause...

  • Getting A Full Count

    When surveyors canvassed every one of Timor-Leste’s 442 villages in 2010 to collect data, they quickly discovered that no two villages looked alike. For a country eager to develop, it became clear that every community needed to...

  • Goodbye Conflict, Welcome Development

    With one out of five people living in a conflictaffected or fragile state, the world finally has a collective voice and platform to address the needs of these countries. Meet the g7+...

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