Global development has come a long way since the Millennium Development Goals were set in 2000. Not only have great strides been achieved inimproving the living conditions of some of the world’s most deprived populations, but initiatives to tackle the root causes of poverty have also flourished at an unprecedented scale.
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Manola De Vos is a development analyst for Devex. Based in Manila, she contributes to the Development Insider and Money Matters newsletters. Prior to joining Devex, Manola worked in conflict analysis and political affairs for the United Nations, International Crisis Group and the European Union.