CIDP | Canadian International Development Platform » CIDP Guest Blogger Disengaged from Development: Fragile States and Vulnerable Populations War Child Canada’s Lorna Read on fragile states and vulnerable populations. A Recipe for Full Employment in Africa Dr. Leonce Ndikumana on three strategies towards full employment in Africa. Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Goals: Looking Beyond the MDGs Alastair McKechnie on peacbuilding and statebuilding goals in the context of the post-2015 development agenda. Leadership Matters in Africa and Asia Dr. Robert Rotberg discusses the importance of leadership in Africa and the 2012 Mo Ibrahim Africa Leadership Prize. Beyond 2015: MDGs, SDGs and Global Partnership John Sinclair on the post-2015, SDGs and Global Partnership ‘triad’. The MDGs post-2015: why we should do less Bill Morton argues what developing countries need right now is space to stake their own claim on the post-2015 agenda. And the rest of us out of the way. Fragmentation or Concentration in a New Era of Aid Decline? Dr. Liam Swiss on aid effectiveness norms in practice. In Defense of State Fragility Rankings Measures of "state fragility" have received a lot of criticism of late. NSI research associate Dr. Yiagadeesen (Teddy) Samy discusses why despite the challenges such efforts add value by providing a starting point for policy intervention. Towards a New “Aid Biosphere”? IDRC’s Gerd Schönwälder looks beyond Busan and Rio+20 and asks if we’re moving towards a new “Aid Biosphere”. In Need of a New Paradigm on Economic Growth? NSI Distinguished Research Associate Danny Leipziger presents highlights from the Bellagio Symposium on New Growth Paradigms, organized by the Growth Dialogue.