About Richard Burge

Richard Burge was chief executive of the Countryside Alliance in Britain. He is a partner in Kimberley Burge, a development finance advisory service.

Articles by Richard Burge

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Africa, Europe, and carbon credits: a proposal

If the G8 is serious about implementing the agenda that puts Africa and climate change at the top, one environmental policy would bring all-round benefit, says Richard Burge.

The burden of accountability

President Bush has rallied his troops for what he calls “The first warof the 21st century”. What is your view of this crisis, where, briefly, do you stand? This is the question we are putting to people around the world, especially those with their own public reputation and following. Our aim, to help create a truly global debate all can identify with.

The right to hunt? England's new constitutional debate

Richard Burge, Chief Executive of the Countryside Alliance, and Karen Bartlett, Director of Charter 88, talk with openDemocracy’s Anthony Barnett and Sophie Jeffreys.

Coming or going? NGOs in the new political landscape

The influence of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) - on governments, corporations, and public opinion - has not been matched by a clear understanding of their own role in the global order. What is their relationship to power? Are they agents of positive change, or merely of protest?
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