Jessica Abrahams is Devex's Deputy News Editor. Based in London, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on Europe and Africa. She has previously worked as a writer, researcher, and editor for Prospect magazine, The Telegraph, and Bloomberg News, among other outlets. She holds graduate degrees in journalism from City University London and in international relations from Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals.
Amid Brexit turmoil, the Department for International Development has agreed to underwrite £90 million ($117.2 million) worth of EU aid contracts to avoid a funding cliff edge for U.K. NGOs if no deal is reached.