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.
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.
International medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières has declared the hepatitis E situation in Chad an epidemic.
After the success of its first free massive open online course on the topic of mobilizing development finance for the sustainable development agenda, which attracted nearly 32,000 users, the World Bank is offering a new and improved version of the course starting March 1.
Online courses can be a viable and affordable option for development professionals looking to up their skills and further their careers. Here is an overview of the top institutions and platforms offering online courses for global development pros.
The World Health Organization will be using a new recruitment platform — Stellis — starting Feb. 6. The U.N. health aid agency encourages applicants to download and save their uploaded profiles on its old recruitment platform before the month ends.
Tamara Giltsoff, the new head of innovation at the U.K. Department for International Development, spoke with Devex about how blockchain could find transformative applications in humanitarian aid and development.
The U.K. Department for International Development has released its first-ever economic development strategy, offering a first glimpse at how Brexit, a greater role for the CDC, and cross-government collaboration will impact U.K. aid.
New York City is home to a thriving international development community, thanks in part to the United Nations and a host of philanthropies that have settled in Manhattan. If you are looking for a job in the Big Apple, here are some of the top global development employers in New York.
A lot of the hype surrounding the internet of things is about technologies such as self-driving cars, but it also has the potential to help the world's poor. Experts discuss some of the opportunities and challenges of applying such interventions in developing countries.
Posting job vacancies on your organization's website and other online job boards are de rigueur in recruitment. Often the first step in finding a new hire, posting a job is perhaps seen as the most basic of recruitment functions. But you may be doing it all wrong. Here are five common mistakes to avoid make when posting a job online.
The transformation of economic activity in low-income markets over the past two decades is staggering, and development executives are faced with the need to re-envision models for steering growth. Neil Ghosh and Kristin Lobron look at four big trends that global development professional must understand.
How does USAID classify small businesses and which companies were successful winning small business contracts last year? Devex dug into the numbers to uncover some answers.
When it comes to blockchain, you either believe in it, have some doubts, or don't quite get it. Watch this DevExplains video to learn more blockchain, the virtual currency bitcoin and their potential role in global development efforts.
A growing number of companies are leveraging the exponential growth of mobile phone usage and the rapid escalation of processing power to turn digital trails into financial track records, opening up new forms of lending to many who didn't previously have access.