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Latest blog posts
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.
How visible are the vulnerable in the data on coronavirus?
Claudia Wells argues that we need better data infrastructure to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic affects the most vulnerable and poorest people, what help is needed and whether support is working.
What actions are required to mitigate the impacts of coronavirus on the poorest and most vulnerable people?
We highlight three key areas of action needed to provide an effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Climate finance is yet to deliver for the most vulnerable people
Is tackling global malnutrition still a top priority for the UK?
This detailed report from Development Initiatives looks art whether DFID is meeting its commitments and tackling global malnutrition
Where we are and where we need to be on financing for development
DI's Amy Dodd explores how addressing issues with financing for development could set us on the path towards achieving Agenda 2030.
Five key points from Africa Statistics Week in Uganda
DI's Bernard Sabiti shares key messages from Africa Statistics Week in Uganda and what they mean in the context of the country's unique data ecosystem.
Exploring concepts and practices to increase data use: A short learning paper
We have explored conceptual and practical approaches to data use through desk research and contextualised them using DI’s data use framework.
Data and Development
Tony German reflects on the progress of the data revolution, and explores how new ways of using data can help us to end poverty.