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Latest blog posts
What do trends in the UK's aid spending on nutrition tell us?
DI outlines the latest trends in the UK government’s spending on nutrition and contextualises them, answering the question: does DFID remain a top donor when it comes to investing in nutrition?
Latest trends in UK's aid spending to tackle malnutrition
DI explores the latest trends in the UK government’s spending on nutrition and looks forwards, considering the potential impact of Covid-19 on malnutrition and future aid investments.
Tracking funding to the Covid-19 response: Improving multilateral targeting
Part two of a blog from the Centre for Disaster Protection looking at tracking global humanitarian and development flows to the Covid-19 response, and if these are meeting crisis needs.
Tracking funding to the Covid-19 response: Multilateral commitments and disbursements
Part one of a blog from the Centre for Disaster Protection looking at tracking global humanitarian and development flows to the Covid-19 response, and if these are meeting crisis needs.
Strengthening data-driven transparency in response to Covid-19
Liz Steele and Mark Brough share DI's experience of developing a new Covid-19 data visualisation, including incentives for organisations to improve the quality of the data they are publishing.
How Covid-19 can change incentives for development cooperation
Nilima Gulrajani examines the evolving moral and conceptual case for 'aid' in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and considers how Global Public Investment (GPI) could embed a more reciprocal approach to development cooperation.
Why equity is critical to tackling malnutrition
Harpinder Collacott and Charlotte Martineau explore how equity in food and health systems is crucial to reducing inequalities in nutrition outcomes.
Build back better with risk-informed development cooperation
Navid Hanif looks at how advancing risk-informed development cooperation and global collaboration will be vital in efforts to build back better after Covid-19.
The power of transparency: Data is key to an effective crisis response
DI's Verity Outram and World Vision's Daniel Stevens share lessons, applicable to the coronavirus pandemic and more broadly, for how transparency and high-quality data can help humanitarian organisations, donors and advocates better respond to crises.