International development

Working towards a better world

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Systemic problems continue to echo across developing countries. Extreme poverty and hunger, child mortality, energy security and gender equality are just some of the issues requiring attention.

Addressing such diverse challenges is not easy. Development assistance remains integral to the fight against global poverty. However, effectively deploying such assistance is rarely straightforward.

From understanding the funding needs of recipient countries to ensuring that programs deliver sustainable change in a transparent and efficient manner, there is no shortage of challenges to address.

We have extensive experience working on international development projects around the world for more than 25 years, and are passionate about our work – for many of our people it is not a job, but a way of life. We focus on the legacy of building a better working world – not just the completion of a project.

EY - Solving problems through social enterprise

Solving problems through social enterprise

In East Africa, an American social enterprise is harnessing the talents of local people to provide a reliable supply of safe and affordable drinking water.

Shaping agendas, changing lives

The EU is demonstrating how aid spending can benefit Europe by building a safer, more stable global geopolitical environment.

Knowledge is powerful

New approaches to student financing can help unlock opportunities in tertiary education in emerging markets.

Public-private partnerships

Our collaboration with the US Department of State and the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas is helping women entrepreneurs succeed in Latin America.

Life support

Harnessed properly, new technology can help improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in Africa.

Taking forward the fight against poverty

The new Sustainable Development Goals will shape development agendas and policies for the next 15 years.

Life in the hot seat at the World Bank

President of The World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, discusses combining bold internal reforms with a renewed push to end poverty and boost shared prosperity.

Accelerating Africa’s progress

Joe Cosma identifies five priorities for inclusive, sustainable growth in Africa to continue the huge strides made over the previous decade.

Working toward a better world

Rohan Malik takes a look at some of the key challenges and potential solutions that continue to echo across the developing world.