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25 July 2018

DI signs the Global Disability Summit’s Charter for Change

DI has signed the Charter for Change, calling for the collection and use of better data to characterise the challenges faced by people with disabilities.

13 June 2018

What do the 2018/2019 national budget estimates mean for Kenya's poorest households?

Development Initiatives has published a new report: Pro-poor analysis of Kenya’s 2018/19 budget estimates: what do the numbers tell us?

23 January 2018

Development Initiatives named new host of the Global Nutrition Report

Development Initiatives (DI) will run the Global Nutrition Report for the next three years. DI was chosen by the Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group.

7 April 2017

Development Initiatives announced as new host for the 2017 Global Nutrition Report

Development Initiatives (DI) will run the Global Nutrition Report for the next three years. DI was chosen by the Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group.

1 December 2016

Focus on transparency in UK government’s development spending reviews welcomed by Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund

DFID has been a leading player in global efforts to improve transparency for many years and in these latest reviews we see an even more ambitious transpare

30 November 2016

DI receives Kenya Open Data award for innovation

The awards are given to those who have helped make data more open and accessible, and are open to government, private sector, NGOs, civil society organisat

17 November 2016

Aid donors must improve transparency before scaling up public-private finance, new report finds

The report on the use of public funds to de-risk or ‘leverage’ private investments in development also finds that, while blended finance may have a valuabl

15 November 2016

Increasing funds to tackle climate change miss out world’s most vulnerable, new report finds

The report, which looks at climate finance in the context of building resilience and reducing poverty, finds that while international public resources to t

18 July 2016

From principles to practice: Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund launch consultation on joining up data standards.

The JUDS project is about unlocking the potential of data to help drive poverty eradication and sustainable development. This is important because, althoug