For the second summer in a row, the Trump administration appears poised to use a relatively obscure budget process known as "rescission" to take back U.S. development funding that lawmakers have already approved.
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.
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.
Four senators are expected to place holds on the Global Fragility Act, preventing the bill outlining a new U.S. approach to fragile states from passing.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.