Global development in 2014: 6 things to watch out for

What will the world of global development look like in 2014? Photo by: Devex

You know the old saying that it’s dangerous to make predictions, especially about the future? Well, for the new year ahead and in a fast-changing global development landscape, I’m going to chance it. Here are six things to watch for in 2014.

1. Pressure eases on official aid budgets, but donor reform continues apace

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    Raj Kumar

    Raj Kumar is the Founding President and Editor-in-Chief at Devex, the media platform for the global development community. He is a media leader and former humanitarian council chair for the World Economic Forum and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His work has led him to more than 50 countries, where he has had the honor to meet many of the aid workers and development professionals who make up the Devex community. He is the author of the book "The Business of Changing the World," a go-to primer on the ideas, people, and technology disrupting the aid industry.