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.
The World Bank hits its IDA target, Liberia’s controversial education experiment, and damning accounts of U.N. peacekeepers.
Part of IDA's recent $82 billion replenishment will go to the Window for Host Communities and Refugees, addressing the long-term development needs of displacement.
U.K. voters decide the future of foreign aid, Trump targets World Bank lending to China, and climate negotiators prepare for long nights in Madrid.
IFC has introduced sweeping environmental and social reforms to its investments in response to a recent Supreme Court case, but the changes still make no mention of remedy.
The International Finance Corporation's accountability mechanism has flagged "substantial concerns" about the organization's $13.5 million investment in school chain Bridge International Academies in Kenya, sparking renewed debate over aid funding for commercial education.
Is the World Bank best placed to tell the rest of the world what to focus on in education? ActionAid's David Archer weighs in.
The World Bank’s senior management team sent a message to staff providing more details about plans to decentralize and expand the multilateral development bank’s global footprint.
Devex speaks with Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao three months before he leaves office, after more than six years at the helm of the institution.
The World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings eschewed celebrity appearances and big ticket initiatives in favor of a back-to-basics approach and a focus on country-based operations.
IDA replenishment, accountability, fragile states — journalists Michael Igoe and Sophie Edwards give a look inside the key issues that emerged during this year's World Bank Annual Meetings.
Crown Agents USA CEO Amanda Willett gives five lessons learned to help guide USAID's journey to self-reliance.
As the World Bank holds its 2019 annual meetings, Devex takes a look at how some of the key themes from last year have manifested in funding approvals and pipeline projects since then.
The World Bank and other multilateral development banks are in the midst of a process to better define what it means to align investments with the Paris climate agreement.
Embracing global public investment will ensure a sustained investment in things that matter to the world — but getting there requires five achievable shifts. Jonathan Glennie and Harpinder Collacott explain.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are both under new leadership — facing challenges such as fragile states, debt traps, and transparent financing — here are five questions Devex will be asking as the annual meetings kick off in Washington, D.C.
Akihiko Nishio, vice president of development finance at the World Bank, discusses the current state of the International Development Association's 19th replenishment, the various issues IDA has been asked to tackle, and the need for development coordination.
After a flurry of last-minute commitments, the Global Fund narrowly surpassed its $14 billion target. Devex journalists dive into how the replenishment conference in Lyon unfolded — and what it means for the future of global health financing.