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Latest blog posts
What can we expect from UK aid for global nutrition?
In light of recent reductions to the UK aid budget, we look at reasons to remain hopeful about the UK's continued role in tackling global malnutrition.
How can governments effectively budget disability-relevant funding?
DI's Mokeira Nyagaka explores challenges faced by those formulating, implementing and reporting on disability-inclusive budget allocations in Kenya.
Creating, not fixing: A new financing paradigm for Africa
DI’s Martha Bekele looks at why African actors should engage with a novel approach to international cooperation: Global Public Investment
Data to manage uncertainty and risk that leaves no one behind
How can data enable effective risk management to mitigate the worst outcomes for people experiencing vulnerability and leave no one behind?
Data kitchens – putting users at the centre of development solutions
Following the 53rd session of the UN Statistical Commission, DI’s Claudia Wells unpacks what putting users at the heart of data solutions really means
To eradicate poverty, development practitioners must tackle inequality
DI’s Deborah Hardoon explores why understanding the relationship between poverty and inequality needs to be high on the sustainable development agenda.
How can data drive equality for persons with disabilities?
Ahead of the 2022 Global Disability Summit, Deborah Hardoon and Tim Molyneux explain why assessing financing to address challenges faced by persons with disabilities is not easy.
To build back better from Covid-19, we need rapid structural change
DI's CEO Harpinder Collacott reflects on the need for a major paradigm shift in how we raise international public finance
Latest aid data: large increase in multilateral loans to poorest countries
DI’s Rob Tew and Tim Molyneux consider what partial data released by the OECD can tell us about recent trends in disbursements of official development assistance, and what this may mean for the future.