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.
USAID Inspector General Ann Calvaresi Barr testifies about some key challenges at USAID — ongoing management challenges to the large global health supply chains contract and the new U.S. Development Finance Corporation.
The White House has announced its intent to nominate Adam Boehler to be the CEO of the new U.S. Development Finance Corporation. Here's what you need to know about Boehler.
Rockefeller extends an $8 million olive branch to 100 Resilient Cities, USAID takes aim at “malign Kremlin influence,” and development ministers shy away from specific Sahel targets.
While USAID evaluates each countries' capacity to be self-reliant, Director-General at the French Development Agency Rémy Rioux doesn't believe that should be Europe's doctrine.
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.
Now the U.N. has appointed a coordinator for the Ebola response, the U.S. government hopes to see a new strategic plan.
The U.S. government is providing humanitarian assistance to Sudan — while it looks for new options to respond to rapidly changing conditions.
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.
The U.S. State Department launched the 2019 "Trafficking in Persons Report" Thursday. It arrives amid questions about whether the Trump administration can crack down on negligent governments, while not forcing U.S. development programs to bear the costs.
After visiting the Ebola response in DRC, USAID Administrator Mark Green said the key to containing the virus is for humanitarian responders to increase the transparency of their operations.
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.
In the wake of an article published on Devex about a USAID proposal to create "rapid expeditionary development" teams, we catch up with an author of the report that explored options for putting aid workers "outside the wire."
One of the world's poorest countries had taken huge strides in getting its young people access to sex education and family planning services — until a U.S. policy sent it spiralling backward.
At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in The Hague, USAID and OPIC announced contributions to a blended finance fund for women's economic empowerment, describing it as their first investment of its kind.