The Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development is at the forefront of research and practical analysis that helps connect governments, donors, civil society, and academia to explore new way to address global development challenges, with a particular focus on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and other increasingly influential middle-income countries.
The BRICS and other rapidly-changing and increasingly influential middle-income countries, such as Indonesia and Mexico, are now recognised as epicentres of development policy innovation, as well as drivers of global growth.
Policymakers in developing countries and traditional donors alike are seeking to build stronger economic and political ties with these countries and to learn from their rapid development progress, whilst researchers and policy analysts are increasingly seeking to study the economic and geopolitical implications of their rise.
About the Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development (CRPD)
The centre builds on the work of the IDS Rising Powers in International Development programme, and brings together experts from our global network of policy, research, business and civil society partners to produce new thinking and practical policy guidance on effective approaches to engagement and mutual learning. CRPD’s unique offering is a comparative and interdisciplinary focus to its research.
Areas of focus include agriculture,development finance and institutions, energy and sustainability, health and restructuring global governance.
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