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Development Initiatives' Progress Report 2021
Our 2021 progress report summarises the action we have taken in the last year to deliver our mission and vision, and the impact we are having.
Delivering the UK's International Development Strategy: Key considerations for UK aid
DI responds to the UK’s new International Development Strategy setting out key trends in current UK aid and shifts needed if the government is to effectively deliver on the priorities of humanitarian crisis, women and girls, and inclusive growth.
From disability budget commitments to budget execution in Kenya: Matching disability approved allocations to actual spending and performance
This report has been produced as part of DI's work as part of the Inclusive Futures consortium. It analyses the formulation and implementation of disability-relevant budgets in Kenya.
UK aid: Trends in the quality and quantity of UK ODA
This briefing looks at trends in UK ODA using the OECD DAC’s full data for 2020, preliminary 2021 data and near real-time aid data published to the International Aid Transparency Initiative.
Funding for gender-relevant humanitarian response
DI examines the impact of Covid-19 on international funding for gender-related humanitarian programming, finding that global efforts to support gender equality and support women and girls in humanitarian crises are falling short.
Private funding for international humanitarian assistance
Who provides private funding for humanitarian assistance, what are the key trends in type and volume and how could greater transparency support crisis response?
Global disability financing in the context of Covid-19
This briefing has been produced as part of DI's work with the Inclusive Futures consortium. It tracks aid to disability and provides an overview of total global funding, key recipients and sectoral funding.
Global Public Investment and Africa: A better approach to financing the SDGs
The world’s system of financing public goods and common challenges isn’t working for the African continent. A new discussion paper explains why and how Global Public Investment is important for Africa, and what questions remain to be resolved.
Data disharmony: How can donors better act on their commitments?
This briefing highlights key challenges emerging from our work analysing national data ecosystems, and aims to promote discussion between relevant stakeholders on how best to overcome these.