“…if you look at the experience of low-income, fragile states over the last 25 years, the lack of progress in health and education is pretty stunning… No single low income fragile state has achieved or will achieve any of the Millennium Development Goals. And believe me, this is not for lack of trying, it is not for lack of investment in health and education, it is for a lack of success in transforming institutions.”
Part 1: Demonstrating results in fragile situations through community-based development, working with women, building institutions and creating employment.
Interview with Nigel Roberts - Part 1 (15 mins) [MP3 19.7mb]
Part 2: Lessons in leadership and legitimacy from recent events in the Middle East, opinion polling in fragile states, and how donors can support institutional transformation.
Interview with Nigel Roberts - Part 2 (15 mins) [MP3 19.7mb]