There are two new episodes of the Development Drums podcast now online.
Episode 4 with Shanta Devarajan discusses the impact on developing countries of the financial crisis; latest developments in the food crisis; the award of the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa. Sheila Page discusses moves towards a Free Trade Area from Cairo to Cape Town.
And there is a special extra edition of Development Drums about currente events in the Eastern Congo. Patrick Smith of Africa Confidential explains the background to the crisis.