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Summary of Key Recommendations- The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit One Year On: Progress, Challenges, and the Way Forward for Economic Relations

Oct 05, 2015
On September 10, 2015, the Wilson Center launched the Brown Capital Management Africa Forum initiative, a 5-year platform for substantive and solutions-oriented dialogue on key trade, investment, and development issues in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations.

As Brazil's Rouseff Reels From Crisis, Opportunity for Reform Emerges

Oct 02, 2015
Brazil Institute Advisory Board member Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva weighs in on the current political and economic situation gripping Brazil.

Beyond the Desktop: Additive Manufacturing in Outer Space (Episode 4)

Oct 02, 2015
This is the fourth episode in a series of short films about the industrial uses of additive manufacturing. This episode focuses on the potential of additive manufacturing in space exploration.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Quoted in the Washington Post on China's Cap and Trade Plan

Oct 01, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping made his commitment to introduce a nationwide cap and trade program to limit greenhouse gas emissions. However, the effectiveness of the emissions trading system, now being used by seven Chinese cities, will hinge on how the system is designed and implemented.