The private sector has a seat at the table, now it's time to step up

This past week in New York has clearly demonstrated that the era of greater private sector participation in development has arrived. But when you ask for a seat at the table, it also means you have to step up. Here's a look at where things stand as this momentous week for global development draws to a close.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is a Senior Reporter at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.