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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.
Still too important to fail: Addressing the humanitarian financing gap in an era of escalating climate impacts
The humanitarian funding gap continues to widen as the impacts of climate change exacerbate humanitarian need. This Oxfam discussion paper, with contributions from DI, sets out the need for renewed reform of humanitarian finance and the wider aid system.
Improving gender data to leave no one behind
Better gender data can reduce poverty and inequality. This briefing takes a solution-focused approach to the urgent challenge of closing the gender data gap.
Inequality: Global trends
This factsheet presents and interprets recent trends in levels of inequality globally using a number of different datasets.
Is the SDG monitoring framework broken?
As the 2023 World Data Forum gathers in Hangzhou, DI discusses challenges within the existing SDG monitoring system and proposes constructive reform.
The P20 in Benin: Data to leave no one behind in Atakora and Donga
Based on consultations with partners, data analysis and workshops, this report presents recommendations for using data to reduce poverty in Atakora and Donga.
How much aid actually reaches the countries with the greatest poverty? Facts and principles of ODA allocation
Converging global development challenges mean ODA is increasingly stretched. In this report, we unpack some of the key aid figures and drill down into the details to establish whether ODA really is reaching those living in greatest poverty.
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.
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.