Monitoring and evaluation is an important aspect of project implementation. How can organizations improve the way they engage communities in their M&E? Devex talked with project managers and experts to find out.
Devex's Executive Membership content this month explored why good data on public health is vital for good policy and why internet connectivity is an essential component of economic development. We also detailed how development organizations can save money in a world of fluctuating currencies, tips for proposal writing, and how organizations can engage communities in their monitoring and evaluation.
Women are dominating the scene this month in executive appointments, including two former Obama appointees and the former second lady.
Once notorious for its drug cartels, the city of Medellín, Colombia, is now celebrated for fostering social inclusion through urban planning. So how did it come to be a leader in sustainable urban development? Devex got the inside track from Medellín Mayor Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga.
It's been two years since Australia committed $15 million to Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Data for Health initiative. Devex catches up with DFAT and partner organization Vital Strategies for a progress report.
GiveDirectly co-founder Paul Niehaus speaks with Devex about why his organization is bringing evidence to the debate over universal basic income and what they are learning from a pilot in Western Kenya.
The United Nations has declared the first famine since 2011 in South Sudan. Yet even if all the resources were marshaled to address it, insecurity and ongoing fighting are stymieing efforts to reach those in need.
Donors pledged at least $672 million for relief efforts in the African countries around the Lake Chad Basin at an international donor conference Friday. What isn’t yet clear is how much of the now 45-percent-funded appeal will go toward humanitarian relief or to long-term development, peace building or livelihood efforts.
The U.K. Department for International Development clarifies to Devex that most of the 200 million pounds ($249 million) originally announced as "new aid" was in fact already being considered for non-humanitarian aid projects in Somalia and South Sudan.