In a world where challenges can be so complex they require strange bedfellows to solve them, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos has taken on new importance with stakeholders across government, civil society, business and media. Here are three such initiatives from this year’s Davos meeting that exemplify three big trends in global development.

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  • Raj Kumar

    Raj Kumar is the Founding President and Editor-in-Chief at Devex, the media platform for the global development community. He is a media leader and former humanitarian council chair for the World Economic Forum and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His work has led him to more than 50 countries, where he has had the honor to meet many of the aid workers and development professionals who make up the Devex community. He is the author of the book "The Business of Changing the World," a go-to primer on the ideas, people, and technology disrupting the aid industry.