One development event
CGD organizes several major events annually to highlight the work of a key figure in international development. During 2006, for example, we hosted Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug for a talk about the prospects for a Green Revolution in Africa. We also hosted Jeff Sachs for a discussion about his Millenium Villages. This gift will help support a similar event in the coming year.
300 development briefs
Your gift of $100 will pay for the printing and distribution of 300 briefs, clearly written Rich World-Poor World articles on key development topics for distribution to the public and to grassroots civic organizations.
Deliver A Newsletter
One week's mailing
CGD'' weekly e-letter on development policy is received by more than 5,000 opt-in subscribers, including reporters, opinion leaders and policymakers. Sign up for free on the CGD homepage. $100 pays for the final editorial review and the delivery of one week's issue to 10,000 opt-in recipients.
Brief Capitol Hill
2 hour briefing
CGD experts communicate information that is relevant for policy decisions. Drawing on rigorous research that looks carefully at the ways in which trade, aid, debt and migration policies affect poor people and communities, CGD researchers and communications staff are able to convey to members of Congress and to their staffs ideas for policy changes and improvements which increase the chance that developing countries will succeed...