The ND-GAIN Index was recently featured in the Woodrow Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog. The article notes that:
The index’s intuitive user interaction is a great strength, enabling the selection of specific indicators of vulnerability and readiness in order to customize country rankings, and presenting an immense collection of data in a simple, easy-to-understand, and compelling style.
Perhaps most importantly, the splitting of the readiness and vulnerability scores has potential policy implications. It could help decision-makers determine where to target investments for maximum effectiveness, for example, and also underscores the disparity between the readiness of the developed world and the vulnerability of the developing world.
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) has actively pursued the connections between the environment, health, population, development, conflict, and security since 1994. ECSP brings together scholars, policymakers, the media, and practitioners through events, research, publications, multimedia content (audio and video), and its award-winning blog, New Security Beat.
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