Expert opinion, insight and comment on today’s most pertinent issues relating to sustainable development and ending poverty
View blogs by topic:
- All topics
- Blended finance
- Climate change
- Covid-19 (coronavirus)
- Crisis finance
- Data collection
- Data use
- Development finance
- Disaster risk reduction
- Domestic resource mobilisation
- Global Public Investment
- Humanitarian assistance
- Leave no one behind
- ODA (aid)
- Private finance
- Subnational data
Latest blog posts
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.
What do we know about the value of data?
The GPSDD concludes the best way to make the case for improved investments in data is to show the value of data in improving lives.
Aid data use at country level: The example of Nepal
There are increasing efforts to improve how aid data is shared in Nepal. The AMP reflects a growing demand for improved transparency.
We need to solve real-world problems in a joined-up way
Senior Advocacy Adviser Tom Orrell explains why joined-up data and interoperability are crucial to solving development problems in the real world.
Supporting Nepal in the sharing and use of (open) data for development
A vibrant community of open data enthusiasts are advancing Nepal’s data revolution through improvements in collecting and sharing digital data.
Improving data on ageing to leave no one behind
Getting equipped with the tools and ideology necessary to understand how ageing is linked to exclusion.
Making the case for disaggregated data: A look at Nigeria
65% of Nigeria's population are within the global P20. But what factors contribute to the likelihood of being in the global P20 in Nigeria?