The Trump administration wants to rescind billions of dollars of foreign assistance money that the U.S. Congress already appropriated. Can anyone stop them?
The latest effort by the White House Office of Management and Budget to cut U.S. foreign assistance indicates that the Trump administration is tired of seeing its spending plans overturned by Congress.
Christian evangelicals played a pivotal role in building support for the historic $15 billion investment in fighting HIV and AIDS around the world. U.S. global health leaders are looking to the church again as the fight against the disease enters a new and complex phase.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the BUILD Act easily on Tuesday, moving the bill still closer to becoming law.
In our updated tableau interactive, view changes in trends from the first quarter of 2018. Here, we explain the key messages highlighted in the data, such as the continued and growing importance of small business partners.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations easily approved legislation to create a new U.S. development finance institution Tuesday, leaving the bill awaiting passage in both the House and the Senate. Here is a look at the changes made to the bill.
With senators continuing to discuss legislation that would create a new U.S. development finance institution, USAID's Mark Green has weighed in for the first time.
U.S. congressional appropriators met this week to approve the foreign aid budget, once again pushing back on President Donald Trump's proposed cuts and keeping funding at around the same levels as last fiscal year. Disagreements during the House Committee on Appropriations hearing, however, might point to trouble passing the bill.
On Wednesday, USAID Administrator Mark Green faced questions from Congress about President Donald Trump's latest threat to cut U.S. foreign assistance funding.
As the BUILD Act makes its way through the legislative process, concerns remain about exactly how the proposed U.S. development finance corporation would work with USAID, what its social and environmental standards would be, and how its mandate will be interpreted. Here is what OPIC CEO Ray Washburne had to say on those issues.
In a pair of hearings this week, United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green was challenged about the administration's proposed cuts to the agency's budget in fiscal year 2019, with lawmakers saying the deep cuts would not stand.
The Trump administration is releasing the first of its kind interagency review of United States overseas involvement that creates a framework for how the State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, and Department of Defense can coordinate their efforts to streamline diplomacy, aid, and military operations around the world to maximize resources and results.
A former head of the Development Credit Authority cautioned that the proposed new Development Finance Corporation could end up jeopardizing the efficiency and ultimate success of current U.S. development lending institutions — if restructuring is not handled properly.
USAID Administrator Mark Green has proposed a major restructuring of the U.S. Agency for International Development, including changes to humanitarian assistance, technological innovation, and how the agency manages its budget and policy.
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green is holding a series of staff meetings this week to present proposed changes to the agency's organizational structure, culminating in the rollout of a new organizational chart on Thursday. USAID plans to present a final plan to Congress this summer.
The second quarter business forecast conference call and question and answer session, released by the United States Agency for International Development on March 29, provides new insight into how the organization is responding to budget insecurity and engaging the private sector in program delivery. Here, Devex brings you information on how business forecasts have changed since 2015 through our analysis and interactive visualization.
The most recent directors of the United States Agency for International Development's disaster relief offices — the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Office of Food for Peace — outline five questions stakeholders in Congress and the relief community must ask before merging them into one standalone humanitarian assistance bureau.
As they pored over the 2,000-plus page budget bill signed into law Friday in the United States, development experts hunted for winners and losers — and for signals as to how lawmakers will seek to steer U.S. development policy this year and into the future. Here are the details.