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Calling an end to the search for ‘big ideas’

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  • Coastal resilience
  • Coastal wetland conservation
  • Integrated delta management

Timing is everything. And Michael Hobbes, an old aid hand and human rights consultant, got the timing spot on with his recent blog at The New Republic on how “big ideas are destroying international development”.

Fred Pearce visited the Green Coast project that we started after the 2004 Tsunami and reports back on this in his article ‘Calling an end to the search for ‘big ideas’’which you can read here on the Agriculture and Ecosystems blog page of CGIAR.