UK earmarks half of aid budget for fragile states

In his Lord Mayor’s banquet speech yesterday, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced that his country will spend 50 percent of foreign aid on fragile states, a 30 percent increase from 2014.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.