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.
The World Bank has named Axel van Trotsenburg, the institution's longest-serving vice president, as its new managing director. Devex spoke to him about his priorities shortly after the announcement.
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.
The IFC’s Green Equity Strategy could be a pivotal engine for transformation — if it truly rises to the challenge. Nezir Sinani and David Pred explain.
The international community must take a sustained approach to development challenges in Central America, World Bank Latin America Vice President Axel van Trotsenburg tells Devex.
The G-7 development meeting has stopped short of setting targets for health and education in the Sahel, despite an earlier proposal to do so, as the region grapples with rising violence.
Global development institutions want to figure out which ed tech solutions are working and why.
Civil society groups say they will be watching closely as the $1 billion Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents loses its standalone director within the World Bank.