Karen is a development analyst at Devex’s survey and advisory services team. She is responsible for conducting special research and consulting projects that focus on development business issues, including donor diversification, market penetration, brand awareness and fundraising strategy. Before joining Devex, Karen worked at several NGOs, where she conducted research, capacity building and policy advocacy on women’s human rights and access to justice.
The Philippines has traditionally attracted high levels of official development assistance, but President Rodrigo Duterte has openly questioned the contributions and significance of traditional international donors. Here are the leading donors to the Philippines.
In international development, big data has evolved from being a buzzword to one that has become an important aid effectiveness tool. But a recent Devex survey suggests the industry might not be fully prepared to harness the full potential of big data.