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Latest blog posts
Lessons from coronavirus for the future of ‘aid’
How a coordinated and well-funded global response is needed to combat health crises.
Current financing mechanisms are failing to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, let’s not waste this unique window to get it right
As we enter the decade of delivery, this is our opportunity to reshape the global financial system, meet local needs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
As development practitioners, we need to improve vital coherence with humanitarian and peace actors
The ‘triple nexus’ is a shared responsibility between development, humanitarian and peace actors – Amy Dodd considers the steps needed to move from discussion to increased action.
Peace in the triple nexus: what challenges do donors face?
How does 'peace' fit in the humanitarian nexus? Sarah Dalrymple and Angus Urquhart identify and clarify four key questions
From withdrawal to adaptation: How can development actors shift towards sustaining engagement and financing at scale during a crisis?
DI’s Sarah Dalrymple highlights some key research questions towards building coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors
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.
Building greater coherence across development, crisis and peace sectors
This blog sets out the agenda for DI’s webinar series on crisis and development financing
Significant reforms are needed for UK aid spending to remain transparent and poverty focused
Today the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee published a report following its inquiry into the definition and administration of ODA.
Leaving no one behind: The vital role of development cooperation
Judith Randel from Development Initiatives discusses the vital role of development cooperation in achieving Agenda 2030 and leaving no one behind.