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.
Monitoring and evaluation is an important aspect of project implementation. How can organizations improve the way they engage communities in their M&E? Devex talked with project managers and experts to find out.
When talking monitoring and evaluation, it's hard to ignore the fact that we've made little progress over the past 40 years. International Solutions Group's Michael Klein looks at how to better integrate the systems and processes into our organizations.
Devex's Executive Membership content this month explored why good data on public health is vital for good policy and why internet connectivity is an essential component of economic development. We also detailed how development organizations can save money in a world of fluctuating currencies, tips for proposal writing, and how organizations can engage communities in their monitoring and evaluation.
A new study has found a dramatic disconnect between official reporting and the actual impact of a program to disseminate conservation agriculture practices. Author Brendan Brown, a PhD student from the University of Adelaide, is urging NGOs to add more nuance to their impact monitoring strategies.
The fashion retailer has announced plans to digitize payments along its supply chain following a new report revealing time and cost savings for factories in Bangladesh that switched to e-payments.
Looking to transition to a global development career? Professionals with these skills and backgrounds may find transitioning careers easier than they thought.
Jacquelline Fuller, president of Google.org, speaks the languages of both Silicon Valley and global development. She talks to Devex about making the most of your expertise to have greater impact.
Job creation is a key priority for governments and populations — particularly youth — across Africa. Devex spoke with African Development Bank gender specialist Emanuela Gregorio about the bank's nontraditional investment to increase employment in the underdeveloped African textile and fashion industry.
International medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières has declared the hepatitis E situation in Chad an epidemic.
The data revolution has a lot of supporters, but the metadata revolution may be just as vital when it comes to achieving the SDGs. Development Initiatives Data Scientist Beata Lisowska explains.
ICTs have brought about many changes over the past two decades, transforming the lives of individuals and triggering a range of innovations, writes the U.N.'s Gyan Chandra Acharya in this guest column. But how have the world's poorest nations fared as the global community embraces new technologies?
This event has evolved from an industry event for telecom companies to a massive technology conference, as well as a priority event for individuals working at the intersection of emerging technology and global development.
More and more young Africans in diaspora are taking a leap to start their business and social enterprise on the continent. What has it been like for those who returned? What are the things to consider before making a move back to Africa? Three social entrepreneurs who have successfully launched a social impact business on the continent shared their experience and five tips with Devex.
As the Syrian conflict approaches its sixth anniversary, international NGOs have been searching for ways to support Lebanon's refugees without excluding the local population. Money that would traditionally take the form of food parcels or hand-outs is instead being funneled into the country itself, fueling its economy and supporting public institutions.