What a quid pro quo could do for Syrian refugees

The Syria donors conference was an attempt to shift the aid needle toward longer-term development in war-torn Syria. If donors follow through, Thursday's approach could mark a sea change in the humanitarian and development disconnect.

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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.