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Factsheet
19 September 2023

International finance flows 2000–2021

While ODA is an important source of funding for many low- and middle-income countries, it is often one of several significant flows. This factsheet looks at trends in finance flows to ODA-eligible countries from 2000 onwards, focusing particularly on the international financing landscape in 2021.

Data tool
30 June 2023

Tracking aid and other international development finance in near real time

This interactive data tool uses near real-time data from IATI, letting you track commitments and disbursements of aid and other global development finance.

Background paper
8 June 2023

Trends in traditional and non-traditional aid flows to Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia

Aid is critical to bridging investment gaps in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda. In this synthesis paper, we take a closer look at the financing landscape over the past decade.

Discussion paper
15 March 2023

Scenarios for a 1% GNI external public finance target

How can we meet the complex and intersecting aims of the Sustainable Development Goals? DI's Euan Ritchie investigates the feasibility of a combined development and climate-finance target funded by additional investment from high-income countries worth 1% of their GNI.

Consultancy
15 March 2023

Leaving no crisis behind with assistance for the triple nexus: Humanitarian, development and peace funding in crisis contexts

This report, produced by Development Initiatives and SIDA, finds that protracted crisis countries increasingly rely on humanitarian assistance over funding for development and peace objectives.

Factsheet
7 February 2023

Trends in ODA through multilateral organisations

Donors are increasingly providing more earmarked than core funding. This factsheet looks at the current trends in ODA disbursed by multilateral organisations.

Factsheet
1 September 2022

Chinese lending to East Africa: What the numbers tell us

DI identifies key trends in Chinese lending to East Africa from 2015–2020 and examines China's rising influence in the region using SAIS-CARI and OECD data.

Briefing
15 October 2021

What are the ongoing impacts of the pandemic on development finance?

We provide data and projections for Covid-19's continuing impacts on both domestic and international financing flows to countries with high levels of poverty

Briefing
13 August 2021

Kenya’s increasing use of loans from international financial institutions

This briefing presents in-depth analysis of the loans advanced to Kenya between 2018 and 2021 by international finance institutions and the purpose of this financing.