Can refugee camps go green?

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Humanitarian groups working in displacement camps remain reliant on fossil fuels to power their work — but a combination of new companies and donor funding is helping to change that.


Aid community must go back to its roots, says Maina Kiai

The Kenyan human rights activist said the development sector has become too focused on logical frameworks and indicators, at the expense of the people it is trying to serve.


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Germany is funding a research center to coordinate efforts to fight antimicrobial resistance. Here's what it's doing first.


Events preview: This week in development cooperation

The annual Bond conference is underway in London and Devex is on the ground. Stay tuned for our coverage, and check out our preview for other noteworthy events.


Announcing a new chapter for Devex

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Development finance institutions grapple with their growing role

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New US development finance institution edges toward launch

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Mordaunt pledges more funding for small and specialist NGOs

U.K. development secretary Penny Mordaunt is lifting the cap on funding through the Small Charities Challenge Fund and announces more money for the Humanitarian 2 Humanitarian network.


'Chill out' about DFID merger rumors, says Mordaunt

U.K. aid chief Penny Mordaunt reassured civil society partners that there were "no plans" to abolish the Department for International Development during her opening speech at the Bond Conference.


Inside the largest hub for global humanitarian medical aid in the US

Direct Relief completed its new 155,000-square-foot headquarters in California in 2018. Devex visited the facility to find out how the nonprofit approaches disaster response.