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Briefing
3 July 2023

UK aid trends in a challenging global context

Government aid cuts and converging global crises have had a substantial impact on the UK's ability to deliver on its development goals. In this briefing, we contextualise and analyse trends in UK ODA over the past decade.

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.

Consultancy
29 June 2023

FCDO’s aid spending for nutrition: 2021

The latest data on the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)’s aid spending to improve nutrition, with breakdowns by country recipient and sector.

Data tool
20 June 2023

Global humanitarian assistance: crisis, funding and need

Four interactive charts let you explore global levels of crisis, vulnerability and need, the largest donors of international humanitarian assistance and how humanitarian financing is delivered.

Report
20 June 2023

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023

The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2023 assesses the international financing response to crisis. Development Initiatives finds that more needs went unmet in 2022 than ever before.

Data tool
16 June 2023

Indirect costs for local and national partners: UN agencies and INGOs policy and practice mapping

These tables summarise the current policies and practices of several UN agencies, international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) and Red Cross Red Crescent organisations around the provision of overheads or indirect costs for local and national partners.

Report
12 June 2023

LNOB assessment in Nepal: Data landscaping in Simta municipality

This report, co-produced with BASE, draws on DI's data landscaping work in Simta, Nepal. It explains how to improve the data ecosystem to leave no one behind.

Report
8 June 2023

LNOB assessment in Nepal: Data landscaping in Tulsipur municipality

This report, co-produced with BASE, draws on DI's data landscaping work in Tulsipur, Nepal. It explains how to improve the data ecosystem to leave no one behind.

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.