Once a pioneering champion of security and justice assistance, DfID's work in that area is now in dire need of "refreshing," according to a recent report released by U.K. aid watchdog ICAI.
Public relations and communications
With still a few days left before it ends, a unique campaign launched to galvanize support for Australian foreign aid is well on its way to meeting its target. How? We spoke to its campaign manager.
#YouthWill Create Opportunity
The Maldivian government will soon announce the winners of its first-ever youth-focused startup competition. Devex spoke to the "father" of the Getset program on how this could transform the island nation's economy.
The Peace Corps will train volunteers and thousands of community leaders to become champions of girls' education and empowerment around the globe, as part of an integrated, global initiative that U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are announcing Tuesday.
Bill Easterly's comments on the proposed sustainable development goals offer no surprise, and Devex generally agree with him.
From the field
How was it like volunteering to help with the Ebola response in one of the worst-hit countries in West Africa? We asked Monica Rull, who served as a medical coordinator for MSF in Sierra Leone.
Despite the widespread negative impact of the allegations against anti-trafficking icon Somaly Mam, the controversy has a silver lining: It sparked renewed global interest in addressing human trafficking and modern slavery. A Devex analysis.
Social enterprises in South Asia will soon have access to up to $250,000 in grant funding. How? We spoke to the SAARC Development Fund chief, who shared details about this new program.