Inequality: Global trends
This factsheet presents and interprets recent trends in levels of inequality globally using a number of different datasets.
Who we are
Development Initiatives (DI) is a global organisation harnessing the power of data and evidence to end poverty, reduce inequality and increase resilience.
What we do
We work closely with partners at global, regional, national and local levels to ensure data-driven evidence and analysis are used effectively in policy and practice. We undertake an exciting portfolio of grant-funded work as well as providing consultancy services.
Time for Global Public Investment: Leaders and experts rethink sustainable development finance
This report, produced by the Global Public Investment Network with support from DI, brings together eminent economists, government agencies and leaders in climate and health envision Global Public Investment’s potential. How might it unlock more and better funding to achieve our common goals?
Improving gender data to leave no one behind
Better gender data can reduce poverty and inequality. This briefing takes a solution-focused approach to the urgent challenge of closing the gender data gap.
Strengthening national data ecosystems to leave no one behind: Good with data, episode 2
In this episode we discuss national data ecosystems, and why they are key to fostering a strong culture of data use to improve development policies and programmes that leave no one behind.
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.
Digital civil registration and legal identity systems: A joined-up approach to leave no one behind
An overview of trends in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS). To deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), how can we ensure everyone is counted?
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.
Citizen-generated data and sustainable development: evidence from case studies in Kenya and Uganda
This is a guest blog written by Ssanyu Rebecca, Senior Program Officer, Social Policy and Human Development at Development Research and Training.
Citizen-generated data and sustainable development: Evidence from case studies in Kenya and Uganda
In 2016, Making All Voices Count commissioned DI and DRT to conduct a one-year study on citizen-generated data in Kenya and Uganda.
Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023 assesses the international financing response to crisis. Development Initiatives finds that more needs went unmet in 2022 than ever before.