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Opinion: As aid levels stall, quality of spending is critical

Content by: Devex This weekend, as executive directors of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meet with finance ministers in Washington, D.C., to discuss how to address the multitude of global aspirations and challenges, they must also ...

One woman's fight: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala memoir offers guide to fighting corruption

Content by: Devex WASHINGTON — Picture this: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the time serving her second stint as Nigeria’s finance minister and sitting before President Goodluck Jonathan in his stately office, had just poured cold water on a foreign ...

Opinion: Detecting disease from the skies

Content by: Devex Can satellites save lives? Communications applications for search and rescue, telemedicine, humanitarian relief efforts, and forecasting severe weather events certainly save lives. However, there is another less publicized way in ...

Short-term private investment impacts sustainable development, UN report finds

Content by: Devex UNITED NATIONS — The majority of private sector investment in developing countries is too short term to be relied on as a primary source of funding, especially for key infrastructure projects, according to a new United Nations ...


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