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2 April 2016

DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2014

As part of increasing efforts to track donor spending on nutrition interventions and building on previous reviews, 'DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2014

Discussion paper
31 March 2016

Iraq – military offensive on Mosul

On 29 March 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to the military offensive on Mosul, Iraq. On 24 March 2016 the United Nations (UN) and the gov

Discussion paper
23 March 2016

Somalia (including Somaliland) drought

On 22 March 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to drought in Somalia (including Somaliland). About 731,000 Somalis face acute food insecurity

Discussion paper
4 March 2016

Sustainable Development Goals 2: joining-up new standards for ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture

This paper focuses in detail on SDG 2 in relation to other existing data standards that inform and contribute to it.

1 March 2016

Investments in peace and security

Promoting peace and security is an essential foundation for sustainable development in fragile and conflict-affected countries. The imperative to address f
Discussion paper
24 February 2016

Displacement due to conflict, Sudan

On 23 February 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to displacement upsurge as a result of conflict in Sudan. An estimated 73,000 people are re

23 February 2016

Understanding aid spending in 2014

Total official development assistance in 2014 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors r

15 February 2016

Impact of falling natural resource prices on the poorest countries

Increased supply and falling demand for energy and mineral commodities has seen prices tumble − for example, a barrel of oil that was US$110 in June 2014 i

Discussion paper
10 February 2016

The Sustainable Development Goals: joining-up new standards in a disconnected world

While more & more data is becoming available, much of it cannot be turned into useful information because it's published in different formats or to incompatible standards.