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18 December 2019

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

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

27 June 2019

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

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

16 April 2019

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.

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Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

11 April 2019

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

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Written by Sarah Dalrymple

Senior Policy & Engagement Advisor

5 June 2018

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.

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Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

21 May 2018

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.

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Written by Judith Randel

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25 September 2017

New private sector instruments seen by stakeholders as the most important change to ODA

Key questions and discussions from DI's webinar unpacking the modernisation of official development assistance

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Written by Cordelia Lonsdale