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The Broker magazine features expert contributions at the forefront of international development debates. Our stories go beyond mainstream discussions, putting new or different developments into perspective.

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Global response to COVID-19 in Africa must protect lives, livelihoods, and freedoms

Limiting the effects of the pandemic on Africa requires an urgent global response. The international community must provide support in ways that strengthen, rather than undermine, Africans’ freedoms.

Analysing Public Private ventures in Latin America

Although PPPs do have significant merits they can, however, also mask conflicts and power inequalities. It is therefore crucial that PPPs, their impacts and consequences are subject to careful academic scrutiny.

Looking at the coronavirus crisis through the nexus lens – what needs to be done

An effective response to a global health crisis of this nature – which straddles the priorities of humanitarian, development and peacebuilding actors – demands a joined-up or ‘nexus’ response.

Coronavirus spells the end of the neoliberal era. What’s next?

Will the world after Covid-19 be “Fortress Earth” or societies transformed? Whatever you might be thinking about the long-term impacts of the coronavirus epidemic, you’re probably not thinking big enough.

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