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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
How well is aid targeting disability?
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.
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
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
Is using ODA for blending a good use of scarce concessional resources?
Blended finance is dominating international development financing discourse. This blog breaks down the possibilities and limits to this financial resource.
A missed opportunity to improve UK aid
The UK government has released a response to the IDC report, which points to a lack of development focus in UK departments and poor progress on transparency