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Accelerating CRVS and legal identity in Africa: From problems and principles to practice
Following a key conference in Zambia, DI's Bill Anderson and Bernard Sabiti reflect on how CRVS systems in Africa can go from problems to practice.
Can the world deliver on growth that leaves no one behind?
Amy Dodd argues that we need a common definition and metrics for measuring inclusive growth to ensure that we meet our commitment to leave no one behind
The impact of blended finance: what we don’t know and how to fix it
Cecilia Caio argues that we need to address the evidence gap to ensure the impact of blended finance is shared by the poorest people.
Disability data in developing countries: opportunities to support inclusion
DI is working as part of the Inclusion Works consortium to improve the quality and use of disability data in Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda.
Resilience and vulnerability in the Somalia crisis: three key findings
Since 2011, Somalia has faced recurrent crises that have been complex and protracted, combining conflict and natural disasters and exacerbated by climate change.
Meeting the challenge of financing for sustainable development
New DI fellow Gail Hurley's overview of what needs to be achieved to finance and deliver sustainable development and to leave no one behind.
Priorities for the UK’s incoming Secretary of State Alok Sharma
As Alok Sharma takes office as Secretary of State, DI's Amy Dodd sets out key priorities for the UK and its global development agenda.
From review to delivery on the Global Goals – what should the immediate priorities be for the UK government?
On 26 June, the UK government published its Voluntary National Review measuring delivery against the Global Goals - but does it accurately capture progress?
Three priorities for the High-level Political Forum 2019
DI Director of Partnerships & Engagement Carolyn Culey sets out three key priorities for closing the gap between the poorest and the rest at HLPF 2019