Over 2.5 billion people around the world need glasses but don't have access to them. In the era of the Sustainable Development Goals, it is critical that eye health is elevated as an urgent matter within public health. Devex discussed all this and more on Dec. 11 in a Twitter chat sponsored by Essilor.
With the development industry growing rapidly, the job market is more competitive than ever. How do professionals stand out from the competition? Devex hosted a Twitter Chat with recruiters to find out.
With climate change increasing the severity and frequency of flooding events across the globe, the need for new ideas has never been more urgent. We explore some innovative examples of new solutions and partnerships that help build resilience to flooding.
Is human-centered design a game changer in global development, or just another buzzword? Devex breaks down exactly what it is and why it matters for the global development community — and delves into some of the ways it could help organizations work more efficiently.
Each year, the Social Good Summit convenes development practitioners, NGO heads, celebrities and the private sector to talk about the latest at the intersection of tech and social good. Here are this year's key takeaways.
Twitter hashtags are harnessed in incredible ways, from creating global solidarity around the Ebola crisis to spurring public debate on the treatment of refugees and migrants. Here are four of the most impactful global development hashtags we followed in 2015.
The development community is one of the most active on Twitter, using the platform as a place to spread awareness about breaking issues, gain and attract new donors and, of course, poke fun at the daily predicaments and conundrums of being a humanitarian or development professional.