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Cambridge Global Challenges


The five key areas that they identified are:

  • Fragility as the new development frontier
  • The shrinking size of the overall poverty gap
  • Cooperation of middle-income countries in tackling global challenges
  • Competitive engagement with China, and
  • Realistic expectations for private sector mobilisation in development spheres


A short analysis of each area is available with the source article here.

Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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