Through 2019, ADB will be focusing support to Pakistan on improving the necessary infrastructure and implementing reforms needed to improve the connectivity, productivity and access to markets and public services.
In its latest partnership strategy with Tajikistan, the EU increased its funding allocation to the Central Asian country by 80 percent, focusing support on health, education and rural development sectors.
Julia Stasch's leadership brings more financing for larger programs and a heightened focus on climate change. While these changes promise greater impact, the MacArthur Foundation prepares to draw the curtain on some of its long-standing priorities.
While the EU has increased support for the Philippines under its latest multiyear program, it streamlined its focus areas to just two main themes: inclusive growth through sustainable energy and job creation, and stronger governance and rule of law.
In its newest partnership framework for Azerbaijan, the World Bank will be focusing support on efforts to strengthen fiscal management and reduce reliance on oil revenues, and boost the competitiveness of micro, small and midsize enterprises.
To reach populations most at risk of malnutrition, the global development community needs to “activate” innovative channels that can deliver support at a large scale. But for these interventions to work, multiple stakeholders need to be involved.