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DevexSustainable food and the behavior change challenge

16 August 2019

Speakers at the 2019 Crawford Fund Annual Conference were optimistic about new technology and science for sustainable food production — but politics and consumerism were seen as the biggest risks.

DevexWebinar: Inside grantmaking at the Gates Foundation

16 August 2019

Lauren Bradford of Candid and Lisa Cornish of Devex share insights from more than $58 billion in grants that the Gates Foundation has directed primarily to global health and international development priorities.

DevexNew MCC CEO aims to help agency maintain model and focus

15 August 2019

Sean Cairncross, the Millennium Challenge Corporation's CEO, said that he's looking for the agency to keep its focus and model, during an event in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

DevexWinnie Byanyima chosen to lead UNAIDS

14 August 2019

Winnie Byanyima will be the next leader of UNAIDS, beating out four male candidates for the top job, the agency announced Wednesday.

DevexMore info on possible rescission expected next week, USAID chief of staff says

15 August 2019

USAID Chief of Staff Bill Steiger discussed the Trump administration's attempts to halt U.S. foreign assistance funding, the importance of innovation at the Bureau of Global Health, and how it will be impacted by the agency's reorganization.

Devex3 years after new law, where do US aid transparency efforts stand?

14 August 2019

The Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act was signed into law three years ago, requiring the U.S. government to improve how it tracks and publishes data on foreign aid spending. Here's how it has done so far.

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DevexWebinar: Inside grantmaking at the Gates Foundation

16 August 2019

Lauren Bradford of Candid and Lisa Cornish of Devex share insights from more than $58 billion in grants that the Gates Foundation has directed primarily to global health and international development priorities.

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DevexOpinion: How the World Bank can save the world’s forests

16 August 2019

When it comes to forests, there are two World Banks: One that works hand-in-hand with governments and local communities to preserve them, and another that invests in projects contributing to their destruction. Bank Information Center's Ladd Connell explains.