Devex takes a look at the pipelines of major donors including USAID, DFID, and DEVCO to understand what we can expect from them in 2020.
Conflict and climate change resulted in many more people needing humanitarian assistance in 2019 than predicted. In the coming year, 168 million people worldwide will need assistance, according to a report launched Thursday.
F Bureau and USAID leaders outlined the latest in budget and process reforms at the Professional Services Council's annual development conference.
In September 2018, President Donald Trump announced a review of U.S. foreign assistance. While that process has not been finalized, U.S. Agency for International Development officials were told to explain how their 2019 program plans advanced the realignment's 10 principles.
When the U.S. Agency for International Development needed to direct more funding to religious groups in the Middle East, it found a perfect model in Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's fund for persecuted Christians.
USAID Administrator Mark Green and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Monday launched $10 million in new partnerships and activities for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative.
The U.S. House of Representatives held its first public impeachment hearings related to President Donald Trump's withholding security assistance to Ukraine. The hearings offered a rare window into America's foreign aid practices.
Watch this explainer video to find out more about the OCO account, how it was created, and the role it plays today in U.S. aid funding.
What would recent Nobel prize winner Michael Kremer do as chief economist of USAID? How would he advise millionaires? What's he excited about? Here's what he told Devex.
U.S. lawmakers have pledged to examine the funding delays and restrictions that have sown confusion among aid and development programs. Devex speaks to Rep. Ami Bera, chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight, about what that might look like.
A "2030 Agenda Talking Points" memo obtained by Devex says U.S. government officials can support the "spirit" of the Sustainable Development Goals, but shouldn't specifically endorse any of them.
The U.S. government has submitted a report to Congress outlining how the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will work with USAID and other government agencies.
Budget woes, a USAID coordination plan, and a new impact measurement system are all part of the effort to get the U.S. Development Finance Corporation off the ground in October.
USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will focus on tech as the agency's private sector engagement strategy takes shape. Devex catches up with Glick following her recent meetings with Silicon Valley companies including eBay, Google, and IBM.
As donors come under pressure to up their commitments, the World Bank, European Union, and USAID have committed to additional funding to the Ebola crisis days after the outbreak in DRC was declared a global public health emergency.
"Give us a quick shopping list of how we can help you," Sen. Lindsey Graham told U.S. administration officials at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing that touched on funding, leadership, and security concerns hampering the Ebola response.
This quarter has seen a rise in the year-on-year value of the forecast opportunities after a downward trend since the beginning of 2018. Devex analyzes the new data.
USAID's New Partnership Initiative will make it easier for the agency to expand its work with local, national, and international faith-based organizations.