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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Crisis in Ukraine
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.
Richard Burge, Chief Executive of the Countryside Alliance, and Karen Bartlett, Director of Charter 88, talk with openDemocracys Anthony Barnett and Sophie Jeffreys.
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?