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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
Three steps towards an equitable tax agenda: Actions that should be adopted at the Addis Tax Initiative conference this week
Gregory de Paepe outlines three steps towards an equitable tax agenda that should be adopted at the Addis Tax Initiative conference this week
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
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
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