As the standoff in Crimea continues, Devex Associate Editor Richard Jones outlines the latest developments, drills down into the details of an €11 billion EU aid package to Ukraine and analyzes the effects of the impasse on official development assistance in the region.
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.
Business Insight: Uganda
While European countries have been quick to suspend aid to Uganda following its passage of an anti-gay law, other leading donors — including the top three bilateral funders — have been reserving judgment.
Country-Level Donor Strategy
For the 2013-2016 period, the Asian Development Bank will be adopting a more flexible assistance strategy for Thailand to help the country address its myriad challenges and move up to high-income status.