More than just a roof: Why integration is key to refugee rehousing

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When it comes to housing refugees, is a roof enough? Devex takes a look at five steps to achieving integration via housing projects.


Despite famine risk, humanitarian access worsens in Yemen

The U.N. has warned of the risk of famine in Yemen, but humanitarian organizations say lack of access and information across the country will make it difficult to properly assess the situation.


At UN World Data Forum, a focus on data capacity

Member countries have been asked to mobilize their own resources and deliver quality administrative data. Countries will be asked to support the 2020 world population and housing census to improve the baseline of data and move it forward.


Commitments and chaos at London's #AidToo summit

Hundreds of delegates gathered in London Thursday to discuss solutions to the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the aid sector in recent months — but not all went to plan.


Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises

As global hunger is on the rise, Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro won the 2018 World Food Prize for their work in elevating the importance of nutrition within the first 1,000 days of life.


Q&A: Retiring IDB VP on how research is pivotal to lending effectiveness

Santiago Levy was the vice president of sectors and knowledge for 10 years at the Inter-American Development Bank. Levy sat down with Devex as he retired in September.


No emergency declaration for Ebola, WHO says

An independent body of international experts acknowledged the challenging situation in North Kivu, the center of the current Ebola outbreak in Congo — but said "not a single case has been exported" to date and advised against the declaration of a public health emergency.


Inside Development

Nutrition gets a moment at the World Food Prize as global hunger rises

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As global hunger is on the rise, Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro won the 2018 World Food Prize for their work in elevating the importance of nutrition within the first 1,000 days of life.

Global Views

Opinion: 2 things the World Bank's human capital index gets right on eduction

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Economist Lant Pritchett sheds light on two major education challenges the World Bank seeks to tackle with its new Human Capital Index.

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