Top global development organizations: The Devex lists

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To succeed in international development, knowing the main players is key — whether you’re looking for partners, funding opportunities or jobs.

We’ve compiled some of the largest and most influential donors, nonprofits and implementing partners in the articles below. We’ll keep adding to this list, but if you’d like us to prioritize a particular topic, or we missed anything, please leave a comment.

Donors:

Top 10 philanthropic donors to global AIDS relief
Top bilateral donors: A primer
Top philanthropic foundations: A primer
10 philanthropists from emerging markets who are making a difference
Top Arab multilateral development aid donors: A primer
Top Arab bilateral donors and development NGOs: A primer

NGOs:

Global health and relief groups fighting Ebola in West Africa
Top global development NGOs in London: A primer
Top global development NGOs in Italy: A primer
Top German global development NGOs: A primer
Top NGOs in Chile: A primer

Consultancies:

Germany’s top development consultancies: A primer
IDB's top consultancy partners for 2014
Top global development consultancies in Italy: A primer

Volunteer programs:

International development volunteer programs: A primer

By topic:

Global health and relief groups fighting Ebola in West Africa
Top 10 microfinance institutions: A primer
Top employers in humanitarian relief: A primer
Top global health organizations: A primer
Top food security groups: A primer
Top international development engineering firms: A primer
Top human rights groups and global networks: A primer

By donor:

Australia DFAT's top NGO partners
Australia DFAT's top private contractors
DfID's top private sector partners for 2014
DfID's top NGO partners for 2014
IDB's top consultancy partners for 2014
Top EuropeAid contractors: A primer
Top EuropeAid grantees: A primer
Top USAID contract awardees: A primer
Top USAID grant implementers: A primer
USAID’s top local implementing partners

By city:

Top global development groups in Barcelona: A primer
● Top global development employers in Boston: A primer
● Top global development employers in Brussels: A primer
Top global development employers in Geneva: A primer
Top global development employers in Paris: A primer
Top global development groups in Rome: A primer
Top global development employers in San Francisco: A primer
Top global development employers in Seattle: A primer
Top global development groups in Seoul: A primer
Top global development employers in Vienna: A primer
Top global development groups in Washington, DC: A primer
Top London #globaldev NGOs: A primer
Largest global development employers in New York City: A primer

By country:

Top development aid groups in Central Asia: A primer
Top German global development NGOs: A primer
Top global development employers in Denmark: A primer
Top global development employers in Egypt: A primer
Top global development employers in Finland: A primer
Global development groups and opportunities in Haiti
Top global development employers in Portugal: A primer
Top global development groups in Russia: A primer
Top global development foundations in South Africa: A primer
Top global development employers in Sweden: A primer
Top development aid agencies in Turkey: A primer

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    Rolf Rosenkranz

    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.