US Congress funds aid transparency and global food security: This week in development news

The U.S. Congress passed the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act and the Global Food Security Act of 2016 — both landmark bills for U.S. foreign aid. Meanwhile, world leaders head to the NATO Summit, the Group of 7 supports universal health coverage, and a gender data competition announces a winner in Côte d’Ivoire. This week in development news.

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  • Anne Paisley

    Anne Paisley is a former senior manager of editorial planning and production at Devex, where she oversaw Devex’s newsletters, website, and editorial production team. Prior to joining Devex in 2015, Anne was the managing editor at the Center for American Progress. She has previously held positions at CNN, the U.S. Department of State, and Cambridge Associates. She earned a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and Asian studies from George Washington University, including a semester abroad at Peking University in Beijing.

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