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Nadia Weigh

Nadia Weigh, Graduate Placement, Private Sector Department

Nadia joined DFID recently as part of the Graduate Development Scheme. She works in the Business Engagement Hub.

Seeding jobs and growth in Somalia

When I think of fragile and conflict affected states such as Afghanistan, Somalia or the Congo, in the development context, I think of humanitarian projects or perhaps peace building initiatives. These are generally short-term programmes aimed at dealing with emergencies …

A role for business in development?

At University, as an Economics and International Development student, I remember one of the lectures we had on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). We covered some of the successes of CSR and some of the infamous failures of businesses trying to …