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Pooling public-private partnership best practices

Pooling public-private partnership best practices

The private sector is playing an increasingly important role in funding global development projects. In this article, Michael Sweikar outlines ten important best practices for partnership with the private sector.

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Nora Besansky-led studies featured on the cover of Science

Nora Besansky-led studies featured on the cover of Science

Two studies led by University of Notre Dame professor Nora Besansky are featured on the cover of the most recent edition of the prestigious journal “Science.” The studies detail genome sequencing work that Besansky has done to better understand the disease-carrying capabilities of mosquitos. 

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NDIGD awarded grant from U.S. Global Development Lab for USAID research and innovation fellowships

NDIGD awarded grant from U.S. Global Development Lab for USAID research and innovation fellowships

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The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) is one of six elite university programs selected for a grant awarded by the new U.S. Global Development Lab. The $219,000 grant awarded to NDIGD, with the potential for an additional $514,000 in the second and third years, is the first co-created project awarded by the Lab. The USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships will help expand USAID’s Research and Innovation Fellowship Program. The goal for the program is to create a global network of researchers addressing today's most pressing issues in the developing world...

 

 

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Ford Program helps train young African leaders

Ford Program helps train young African leaders

This week, 25 students from across Africa begin six weeks of training in business and entrepreneurship on the Notre Dame campus as part of the Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.

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