The latest press releases from Development Initiatives

As the experts on data about poverty and resources, Development Initiatives can help journalists with a wide range of reliable statistics and evidence. This includes the latest facts and figures on poverty, vulnerability and humanitarian crises, aid flows and resources going to and from developing countries, and domestic budget data. We also produce graphs and other data visuals that can be used online and in print publications.

Our facts are presented neutrally to be used as evidence for reporting news, and for blogs and speeches. If you are interested in specific data which is not readily available on our website, please submit your request to

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