The Project on Prosperity and Development (PPD) , studies the central role of the private sector, private actors, and emerging actors in development with the . Government. The Project on . Leadership in Development builds on CSIS’ ongoing work in trade, governance, and economic development in areas of conflict and post-conflict. The Global Food Security Project provides guidance to policy makers to ensure that . foreign assistance and agricultural development programs are sustainable, efficient, and effective. CSIS seeks to renew the discourse around international development in Washington and develop a fresh, actionable set of policy recommendations that address current challenges.