Exclusive interview: Romano Prodi
As Romano Prodi's Sahel strategy transitions from theory to practice, in-kind funding may be key to engaging new donors in one of Africa's poorest regions. In an exclusive interview, the former U.N. special envoy tells us how this approach — if successful — could rewrite the rules of development cooperation.
News: Anti-gay law
President Jim Kim insisted the World Bank is "not a human rights organization," but ensuring non-discrimination in projects is an important value. How till this affect funding to countries like Uganda or Nigeria?
In many parts of the world, people walk long distances under the hot sun to get to their destination, including schools and clinics. Here's a low-cost, environment-friendly solution from Mozambique.
News: UK aid
One of Myanmar's top donors should consider engaging even more deeply with the country — even if slow progress on much-needed reforms could endanger certain development outcomes. We analyze the U.K. parliament's latest assessment of DfID's aid strategy to Southeast Asia's "donor darling."
More than 200 million women today lack access to reproductive health services. But the tide is turning, says Marie Stopes International's deputy director of international programs. Here's a look at some of the changemakers.
How I Did It
Maanda Ngoitiko ran away from her Tanzanian home at age 15 to escape marriage and pursue an education. Now an adult with children of her own, she tells Devex how she's continuing to help Maasai women and girls pursue their dreams and become leaders in their communities.
Executive Member Insight
Contrary to what might be expected from the topline figures, fewer than half of U.S. bilateral aid programs worldwide would see increases in their U.S. development assistance spending. Devex breaks down the winners, losers — and question marks — in the Obama administration’s fiscal 2015 development assistance request for bilateral and regional programs.
Parts of Chad experienced a particularly severe surge of malaria during the 2013 rainy season, with health authorities reporting some 618,000 cases of suspected malaria. Find out what a health program manager may make in this fragile state.
Exclusive interview: Michael Renshaw
After 16 years as CEO of Cardno, Andrew Buckley recently handed over the job to Michael Renshaw. What does the new boss envision for the firm? Renshaw shares his thoughts about Cardno's future in this exclusive interview by Devex reporter Lean Santos.