As the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development grapples with a number of changes — including a new leader and transitioning to a new way of spending official development assistance — its partners are set to feel the effects.
To help organizations prepare, Devex convened a panel of experts to discuss the shifting policies, priorities, and funding channels, and their implications for contractors. The conversation also covered funding insights from previous years, with analysis of what may have led to the relative success of top private sector and NGO contractors. Finally, the panel discussed Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, the current plans, and what a leaked memo reveals about the transition period.
4 big themes and takeaways
1. Safeguarding reforms post-Oxfam