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  • Blog Post
  • 25 November 2022

Funding to address gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies must go further

In this blog, DI’s Carina Chicet highlights key areas for improvement in the prevention, mitigation and response to gender-based violence in crisis settings.

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Featured work

Briefing
1 November 2022

Climate finance: Accounting and accountability

Inadequate reporting and tracking of climate finance data leads to reduced donor accountability. Ahead of COP27, this briefing examines five major issues.

Blog
23 September 2022

Wealthy countries may be contributing less to global climate finance than we think

DI’s Euan Ritchie examines Japan's climate finance reporting, and why it shows that transparency is vital to understanding how much is really being spent

Written by Euan Ritchie

Senior Development Finance Policy Advisor

Blog
22 September 2022

Loss and Damage: Building resilience to crisis

As Denmark becomes the first UN member to pledge funding to Loss and Damage, DI’s Erica Mason explains how this financing can embed resilience in the humanitarian system.

Written by Erica Mason

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

Blog
21 September 2022

Climate finance to Africa: What we know about ODA

This blog explores how better climate finance to countries experiencing protracted crisis can contribute towards our global future.

Written by

Jordan Beecher, Martha Getachew Bekele

Blog
20 September 2022

To leave no one behind, we must use data to address climate inequalities

As climate change compounds and exacerbates global inequalities, DI’s Deborah Hardoon explains how data can be used to protect those most vulnerable to its impacts.

Written by Deborah Hardoon

Poverty & Inequality Lead

Factsheet
7 September 2022

The food insecurity gap and protracted humanitarian crisis

Acute food insecurity is on the rise due to concurrent humanitarian crises. Understanding this relationship is key to effective targeting of assistance.

Guide
10 October 2022

Multidimensional poverty: Measures and frameworks to leave no one behind

An overview of multidimensional approaches to poverty measurement to help practitioners and policymakers identify who is left behind in their context.

Blog
10 October 2022

Why we need a multidimensional approach to measuring poverty that leaves no one behind

DI's Deborah Hardoon explains how multidimensional approaches to poverty measurement can help to promote inclusion and identify inequality

Written by Deborah Hardoon

Poverty & Inequality Lead

News
27 September 2022

Development Initiatives appoints Adrian Lovett as new CEO

Development Initiatives has appointed Adrian Lovett to lead the organisation as its new CEO.Adrian Lovett is a skilled and respected leader with over two decades’ experience working in international development and advocacy, focusing on evidence-based policy change at global, regional …