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Increasing the use of IATI data in country systems – reflections from Senegal and Madagascar
Petya Kangalova explores the use of IATI data in country aid information management systems (AIMS), with pilot projects in Senegal and Madagascar.
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.
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.
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.
The latest trends in UK aid spending on nutrition
This data blog analyses the latest spending trends by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in regards to aid spending in nutrition.
Connecting IATI and FTS for streamlined humanitarian reporting
An introduction to a pilot project that aims to provide an automated way for organizations to publish information about their humanitarian funding.
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.
Leveraging data to achieve universal health coverage in Kenya’s poorest arid and semi-arid (ASAL) counties
Kenya is implementing UHC to ensure a healthy population in ASAL counties. Quality data on health and resource requirements are needed.
Devolution is working for Kenya, but quality data can make it work even better
This blog post accounts how devolution is working in Kenya and in what ways quality data could drive devolution promises and the Big Four agenda.