The Global Development Program in 2009
Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, executive director of the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), participates in a panel discussion at the launch of the Think Tank Initiative in Dakar, Senegal, in May 2009. ISSER is one of the institutions selected for funding under the Initiative. Photo courtesy of the Gates Foundation.
- Improve the efficiency of agricultural markets
- Promote transparent and accountable governance around the world, with an emphasis on Mexico
- Improve the quality of education in the developing world
- Increase the amount of high-quality policy analysis created in the developing world
In 2009, the Global Development Program made 76 grants to 65 organizations totaling over $50 million.
Download the 2009 Global Development Program Report to the Board
View a list of the Global Development Program's 2009 grants
The Global Development Program in the News in 2009:
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Q&A with Kevin Bohrer
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