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.
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.