Late last year, USAID launched a new private sector engagement policy. Here's a look at what the agency's done so far as it works to implement it.
As the gap between peaceful and nonpeaceful countries grows, U.S. foreign assistance must play a key role in funding civil society organizations that support peacebuilding efforts, officials say.
USAID Administrator Mark Green has garnered mostly positive reviews for his leadership and vision, but not everyone is on board with USAID's "journey to self-reliance." Devex speaks to Georgetown University's Matthew Kavanagh about why it's the wrong message for the moment.
The full extent of the Mexico City Policy impacts is becoming clear for those providing health services in Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya, according to a new report by the International Women's Health Coalition.
Uzra Zeya, president and CEO of Alliance for Peacebuilding, explores the promise of the newly passed Global Fragility Act.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill laying out a new 10-year strategy that unites the State Department, USAID, and Defense Department around a new approach to preventing extremism and stabilizing fragile states.
The House Foreign Affairs committee held a wide-ranging hearing Thursday focused on how USAID, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense can coordinate on Africa policy. Here's what you need to know.
Implementers were assured more clarity within two weeks of Trump's announcement to cut aid to El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. But seven weeks on, they have no information about if and how their programs may be impacted.
Provisions buried in the latest House of Representatives budget bill aim to prevent the White House from rescinding foreign aid money that Congress has already appropriated. The bill takes aim at the "rescission" process, and at the Trump administration's human trafficking policies.
A bill approved Friday would increase foreign aid funding by 3.9% from fiscal year 2019, and reject the Trump administration’s proposed cuts. The bill also seeks to address a number of issues that haven't been at the center of the last few budget cycles.
Sen. James Risch asked just one question of USAID Administrator Mark Green in his first hearing as chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and voiced tempered support for a robust foreign assistance budget.
USAID Administrator Mark Green testified at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, defending the administration's proposed budget cuts. Green also fielded questions about Russia and China, the "global gag rule," and Central America.
The expanded gag rule has impeded the ability of PEPFAR implementing partners to provide full sexual and reproductive health services, disrupting the provision of contraception and HIV services.
The Trump administration will provide a set of requirements to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras before the U.S. will consider resuming foreign assistance, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday.
The U.S. has fallen short on efforts to prevent conflict and help ensure stability, Rep. Mike McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Monday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a pair of hearings. Here's what he had to say, and what the hearings can tell you about foreign aid policy in the new U.S. Congress.
The U.S. government shutdown and Ray Washburne's departure from OPIC may have slowed things down, but the new U.S. Development Finance Corporation is moving forward. Here's what to know about the latest plans submitted to Congress.
For the third consecutive year, the Trump administration's budget proposes cuts to global development funding — as well as policy changes related to U.S. aid reorganization. Devex scoured the 150-page document so you don't have to.