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27 March 2020

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.

Written by Harpinder Collacott

Executive Director

25 July 2019

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.

Written by Amy Dodd

Head of Engagement

10 July 2019

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

Written by Carolyn Culey

Director of Partnerships & Engagement

5 October 2018

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.

Written by Zach Christensen

Senior Analyst

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.

Written by Judith Randel

Fellow

11 September 2017

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.

Written by Zach Christensen

Senior Analyst

27 July 2017

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?

Guest author

Written by Cat Langdon