Civil servants and Conservative politicians are said to be trying to convince Prime Minister Boris Johnson to protect DFID's independence if the party wins a majority in Thursday's election.
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Amid growing consensus that teaching in a student's mother tongue can improve learning outcomes, why are some countries switching back to European languages that most teachers and children don’t understand?
Canada has a new development minister and Norway's aid agency has a new director-general. Meanwhile, several high-profile aid leaders are taking on new job profiles in the coming year.
The Islamic State reduced many of northern Iraq's businesses to rubble. Now they are faced with starting over in a country that makes it very difficult for entrepreneurs and investors to succeed.
Richard Volk and Kai Wanner from Coffey International Development how the internet of things can help monitor and manage issues supporting the most vulnerable people in lower-income countries — and help fill global data gaps.