With only a few months remaining to include more nutrition targets in the Sustainable Development Goals, here is how Canada can play a role in showing the world that malnutrition is inextricably linked with a broader range of global challenges.
The availability of food plays the most obvious role in preventing and treating malnutrition. But there are other many building blocks, Devex's Jenny Lei Ravelo learned during a recent trip to Diraige camp in Sudan's South Darfur.
Policy Coherence for Development minimizes contradictions and builds synergies between different EU policies to benefit developing countries and increase the effectiveness of development cooperation. European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica explains how in this exclusive guest commentary.
How will the smartphone phenomenon pivot low-income countries towards progress? Iqbal Quadir, founder of Grameenphone in Bangladesh and the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT, offers insight in this guest column.
Why are ombudsman institutions an important mechanism to make actions of governments more transparent and their administration more accountable? Günther Kräuter, secretary general of the International Ombudsman Institute, provides insight in this guest column.
Where can a small set of individuals make the biggest difference? This is the question aspiring effective altruists are asking themselves. Devex took a look at the latest in the evidence- and reason-driven movement.
Given the exceptional circumstances of the refugee arrivals within the EU, how does this affect aid agencies’ recruitment strategies? Devex spoke to several HR experts expanding operations within Europe to gain insight into the challenges they face in this new landscape.
Mongolia has taken steps to introduce a universal child money program, Devex has learned. Although long-established in Europe and some OECD member states, can other developing nations follow suit?
Policymakers need to prioritize investment to eradicate the harmful practice of child marriage, write Quentin Wodon, lead economist in the Education Global Practice at the World Bank, and Suzanne Petroni, senior director for gender, population and development at the International Center for Research on Women.
Mozambique is at the outset of recalibrating its HIV response, following a global shift in approach by one of the primary donors to the country's AIDS response — the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.
For the global development community, the refugee crisis in Europe raises a number of issues, among them that it took an influx of refugees to places such as Berlin in order to raise global consciousness about a crisis that was already well underway for years in other places. Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar visits one of Berlin's inflatable refugee centers.
There is often a mistrust when it comes to business being involved in food production, Michael Anderson, CEO of the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, told Devex. Find out what he said helps pave the way for progress in this video interview.
The international community must respond urgently to the severe drought in Ethiopia, writes John Graham, Save the Children's Ethiopia director, in this exclusive guest column.
Adequate menstrual hygiene management is a critical way to ensure women and girls have not only the best chance at optimal health, but equal rights and opportunities for the future. But for Nepal, that's still a long way off. On World Toilet Day, Devex takes a closer look.
Lack of sanitation is a major cause of death and disease, and a serious barrier to development, writes Brian Arbogast, director of global development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in this guest column ahead of World Toilet Day.
How does smartphone technology play a central role in keeping families seeking refuge in Europe connected and on course? Evert Bopp, founder of Disaster Tech Lab, gives Devex the inside track following his experience in Lesbos, Greece.