The field of monitoring and evaluation has taken off in international development, as investors and their implementing partners put an increasing premium on measuring the impact of their work. Here's how you can prepare yourself for a career in M&E.
Pakistan remains a top recipient of foreign aid, despite difficult working conditions in the South Asian country. Aid implementers are held to increasingly high standards, and monitoring and evaluation specialists are in high demand. Here’s what an M&E associate may earn.
Africa, Asia and….? In which sectors and regions are recruiters predicting the most hiring this year? Discover the answer to this question and more in the results of Devex's benchmark career trends survey.
There is a vibrant role for those with a journalism background to play in international development, and it doesn't always mean reporting on the ground for a major news outlet. Here are 5 kinds of positions you can do with a journalism degree in global development.
Impact evaluations help multilateral development institutions gauge the effectiveness of their development programs, but the tool itself is far from perfect. We look into the issue ahead of a major conference hosted by the Asian Development Bank.
With no streamlined model or standardized measures for assessing the results of innovation, it might be time for the development sector to take a harder look at how corporations evaluate their initiatives.
Randomized controlled trials are just one of several monitoring and evaluation options that organizations have, which is why Innovations for Poverty Action is rolling out a new program to help groups find the right fit for them.
Can Africa leapfrog traditional development stages by embracing e-governance? Riho Kurg, product manager of Cybernetica, the company responsible for creating Estonia’s groundbreaking e-government systems, believes so. By embracing e-governance, Africa could accelerate efficient service delivery and root out corruption by boosting transparency, Kurg tells Devex.
A new U.S. Development Finance Corporation would mobilize private capital for entrepreneurs and innovators, writes Global Innovation Fund Policy and Advocacy Director Conor M. Savoy.
Monitoring and evaluation has become ever-more important for the development community, but the nature of aid work often makes it difficult to carry out high-quality assessment of impact. Devex hears from experts convened at the Overseas Development Institute about how to prepare for and mitigate those obstacles.
Global development recruiting expert Scott Webb gives advice for what to do — and not to do — at a career fair.
Volunteer programs have long been a starting point for global development careers. But in today’s constantly connected world, a new kind of volunteer has emerged: The e-volunteer. From translation and website design to GIS mapping and mentorship, here are the many ways you can e-volunteer and the places where you can find assignments.
Ahead of a conference hosted by Leonard Cheshire Disability in London next week, Devex speaks to renowned disability rights campaigner Judy Heumann about what she wants to see from donors.
The United Kingdom government's Conflict, Stability and Security Fund has opened a new round of bidding, with changes to procurement intended to attract a more diverse range of partners, including small contractors and NGOs. Join Devex for a webinar on March 21 to hear insider tips on the fund and how to apply.
A more efficient way to implement development projects could be crowdsourcing the participation of workers and paying them with bitcoin micropayments, Elizabeth Rossiello, chief executive officer of BitPesa, said during a panel session at the Innovation Summit Africa 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Devex speaks to the team at Philanthropy University about their efforts to design online capacity-building education around the needs of students in developing countries, as it launches a new platform on Tuesday.
London is home to the Department for International Development and the many consulting firms that are part of the DFID ecosystem. If you are looking for job opportunities in the British capital, here is an overview of some of the largest consulting firms with the U.K. aid bilateral donor, including many who are currently hiring.
The bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday proposing the creation of a new United States development finance corporation could truly be a landmark piece of legislation, altering the U.S. development landscape for years or decades to come. While it has generally been well received, a few details may still need ironing out as the bill works its way through the political process. Here are the details.
How vital is infrastructure in determining a woman or girl's safety? On International Women's Day, WomenStrong International argues for more robust investment, advocacy, and planning when it comes to infrastructure, in a bid to tackle violence against women and girls.
Successful partnership begins with both NGOs and local governments becoming firmly committed to collaboration — and convinced of its value. Public policy experts from American University and Texas A&M explain.