Molly Anders


Molly is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in London, she covers U.K. foreign aid and trends in international development. She draws on her experience covering aid legislation and the USAID implementer community in Washington, D.C., as well as her time as a Fulbright Fellow and development practitioner in the Middle East to develop stories with insider analysis.

Latest Articles

New UN head Guterres 'between a rock and a hard place,' says Red Cross chief
23 Jun 2017

Humanitarian veteran and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer says the United Nations' current dilemma has been heating up for 30 years, and has now reached boiling point.

New DfID funding for East Africa crisis welcomed, raises questions
21 Jun 2017

The United Kingdom's Department for International Development this week announced 90 million British pounds ($113.6 million) of support for the East Africa food crisis — but aid workers are left wondering where it will be drawn from.

The world's first solar-powered refugee camp
20 Jun 2017

IKEA Foundation Chief Executive Officer Per Heggenes talks to Devex about the organization's solar project in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan — and how the new solar farm will begin to return money to the Jordanian host community.

On World Day Against Child Labour: Is the UK Modern Slavery Act working?
12 Jun 2017

On the United Nations World Day Against Child Labour, Devex examines the effect of the U.K. Modern Slavery Act 2015 on corporations' efforts to root out slavery in their overseas supply chains.

UK aid prospects brighten slightly in immediate election aftermath
9 Jun 2017

After a shocking election result and a hung parliament, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May remains in power, but a strong Labour showing means her staunchest policies around foreign aid won't go unchallenged.

Big budget for meeting the SDGs? No thanks, says Walgreens Boots Alliance
9 Jun 2017

How the small team and budget at the Walgreens Boots Alliance — winner of the United Nations global leadership award — is dedicated to embedding the Sustainable Development Goals across its whole business.

UK charities break silence on damage caused by Lobbying Act
6 Jun 2017

United Kingdom-based charities including Christian Aid and Global Citizen have come forward about the effect of ambiguous legislation on their activities in the run-up to a snap election on Thursday.

Aid divisions emerge as UK election looms
5 Jun 2017

Devex reports on the key issues at stake for the United Kingdom's development community, ahead of a snap election on Thursday.

Exclusive: Nick Dyer to be interim DfID permanent secretary
31 May 2017

The U.K. Department for International Development confirmed to Devex that Nick Dyer will replace Mark Lowcock as interim permanent secretary of DfID, as Lowcock takes over as chief of UNOCHA.

DfID's Lowcock welcomed as new OCHA head, but faces challenges
26 May 2017

Mark Lowcock, the permanent secretary at the United Kingdom Department for International Development, will assume the dual role of under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and United Nations emergency relief coordinator, heading the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs by September, as the U.N. agency continues to undergo budget cuts.