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4 July 2016

DI kicks off project on blended public−private finance for development

Ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been agreed by UN member states, but there is a significant financing gap for developing countries aimi

27 June 2016

New research highlights Africa’s challenge of both protracted and forgotten humanitarian crises

New research by Development Initiatives finds that Ethiopia has been in the largest 10 recipients of humanitarian assistance every year for the last decade

16 June 2016

Development Initiatives welcomes report of UN Secretary-General on the role of development cooperation in ending extreme poverty by 2030

This week saw the launch of the 2016 report of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on development cooperation, entitled ‘Trends and progress in internatio

19 May 2016

International humanitarian assistance in 2015 reached a record total of US$28bn

Development Initiatives has today released figures based on new data that show total international humanitarian assistance given last year reached a record

11 May 2016

Development Initiatives welcomes the International Development Committee’s call for increased reporting to the IATI Standard

Development Initiatives (DI) has welcomed the report, particularly its call for DFID to use its leadership role to encourage other humanitarian actors to p

1 March 2016

New report shows some of the world’s most fragile countries are missing out on aid designed to help conflict-affected states

A new report by the international development organisation Development Initiatives has found there are several fragile states that are not being prioritise

17 November 2015

Development Initiatives endorses the international Open Data Charter

Development Initiatives is pleased to announce official endorsement for the international Open Data Charter. Promoting openness is a critical element of dr

13 October 2015

Groundbreaking new tool lets Ugandans see the numbers on resources, poverty, education and health at national and district level

Today Development Initiatives (DI), an international development organisation specialising in data, launched a new online tool called Spotlight on Uganda.

6 August 2015

Development Initiatives appoints Martin Horwood as new Director of Engagement and Impact

Martin brings a wealth of experience to the role having been the Liberal Democrat party's international affairs spokesperson during which time he champione