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Discussion paper
15 February 2017

Approaches to measuring and monitoring South-South cooperation

This paper documents the ways in which South–South cooperation providers are responding to growing demands for more transparency.

Report
13 February 2017

Counting cash: Tracking humanitarian expenditure on cash-based programming

This report, commissioned by the Overseas Development Institute, includes data on the volume and nature of humanitarian cash-based programming in 2015.

Report
26 January 2017

Assessment of Kenya's preparedness to disasters caused by natural hazards: floods, drought and disease outbreak

Through key informant interviews, focus-group discussions, literature review and a financial analysis, this report evaluates Kenya's resilience.

Discussion paper
25 January 2017

Long-term investments in a short-term world: Arguments for sustainable data

This discussion paper makes the case for the acceptance of key issues that are paramount in the struggle for sustainable development data

Discussion paper
12 January 2017

Common cause, common language: harmonising key concepts in the Data Revolution

One of the great opportunities at the World Data Forum is the strengthening of relationships between official and 'non-official' data communities.

Report
5 January 2017

Final ODA data for 2015

This report presents Development Initiatives’ initial analysis of ODA, including comparison to preliminary ODA data, regional distribution of ODA and more.

Discussion paper
20 December 2016

Using joined-up datasets to improve the targeting of health and nutrition funding in Nepal

Raj Kumar Mahato is partnering with Nepal's Ministry of Health to target those overlooked by national Millennium Development Goal (MDG) aggregates.

Discussion paper
20 December 2016

Using hydrological data to reduce disaster risk and enhance community resilience in Nepal

Regional training for a community-based flood early warning system in Lalitpur, Nepal.

Discussion paper
20 December 2016

Using supply-chain data to improve the quality of public health services in Nepal

Gyan’s demand for data and information "We use data to ensure balance in stock levels so that adequate health supplies and medicines are made accessible al