Two new Development Drums podcasts

Development Drums logoThere 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.

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Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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