EuropeAid: What are the funding trends in the first half of 2017?

Raquel Alcega, Devex’s Development Data Team lead, explains our exclusive analysis of EuropeAid funding documents.

The European annual summit on development last week saw the signing of the new EU Consensus on Development, alongside strong discussion of the EU’s potential leadership role on key issues such as climate action and women’s rights, as the U.S. — the world’s biggest bilateral aid donor — takes a step back.

Just yesterday, the European Commission announced 143 million euros of development aid for the crises in North East Nigeria, including 123 million euros from the European Development Fund and 20 million euros from the EU Trust Fund for Africa (for which the operational documents are yet to be published).

This article is for Devex Members

For full access to the content of the article sign in or join Devex.

About the authors

  • Arnau cropped

    Arnau Rovira

    Arnau Rovira is part of the Devex's Development Data team in Manila where he works on analyzing and understanding donor and country priorities through the use of data. He previously worked as business intelligence analyst at Scytl, worldwide leader on electoral voting solutions. In his interest to the international and electoral affairs he became electoral observer. Until now, he has been deployed in Uruguay, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Alcegaginer raquel%2520%25282%2529

    Raquel Alcega

    Raquel Alcega leads Devex's development data team, which tracks and analyzes the funding, programs and activities of financial institutions, philanthropic organizations and corporations that operate at the intersection of business and global development. Prior to joining Devex's Barcelona office, she worked in business development in Washington, D.C., and as a researcher in Russia and Mexico.