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Latest blog posts
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.
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
How resource allocation for climate change and DRR by Kenya's county governments has the potential to support the progress of people out of poverty
How investments to mitigate and prevent climate change and disasters might ensure sustainable development and reach the poorest and most vulnerable people
What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises
DFID’s Matthew Wyatt and Barbara Lecq talk about efforts to make our development, humanitarian and peacebuilding investments coherent
What does new World Bank data tell us about progress on poverty?
Zach Christensen analyses the new World Bank data release, its largest since 2016, and shares the key messages for progress on poverty.
Data to leave no one behind: Development cooperation and the P20
Swiss Special Envoy for Global Sustainable Development Michael Gerber discusses Switzerland's use of the P20 approach to characterising poverty.
The needs of Kenyans by county: exploring the latest poverty data
Steve Kenei explores the latest poverty data by county, and how it can be used to ensure that devolution in Kenya is delivered effectively.