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2006 Annual Review

Each year, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's annual review focuses on an issue central to its mission. This year's cover story centers on the RBF's Pivotal Place: Western Balkans program.

The Western Balkans: Pivotal Work in a Pivotal Place

The Balkan sun is blistering. In Obilic, a town in Kosovo, the region's most unstable corner, coal dust and smoke from a massive power plant taint the air with sulfur. The town hall's drab auditorium fills with people in short-sleeve shirts, standard-issue blue overalls; their hands are calloused. The stale air inside seems to demand answers. Read more