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10 April 2015

African leaders take hold of the Data Revolution

African ministers of finance, planning and economic development have adopted a bold vision for revolutionising the use of data across the African continent.

31 March 2015

Adventures in the Data Revolution

Development initiatives and Development Research and Training (DRT) are piloting a joined-up data study in Uganda.

23 March 2015

Development Data Hub - launched!

Our Development Data Hub is live!
19 March 2015

Counting people to make people count

At the end of March African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a series of high level meetings.

26 January 2015

Leave no one behind

This week, OECD DAC countries will be sitting down to consider the future of official development assistance (ODA), money richer countries set aside to promote development for the world’s poorest countries.

19 January 2015

What we have learnt about budget advocacy

In 2014, Development Initiatives worked in partnership with the Mobilising Advocates from Civil Society (MACS) coalition to provide budget advocacy support to 12 organisations. These organisations focus on reproductive, maternal and child health (RMNCH) in Kenya.

9 January 2015

How much is aid worth? Explaining the DAC’s proposed changes to the measurement of ODA

How much is aid worth? Explaining the DAC’s proposed changes to the measurement of ODA.

5 January 2015

While Uganda’s income rises after rebasing and better population estimates, more work is needed to reduce poverty

While Uganda’s income rises after rebasing and better population estimates, more work is needed to reduce poverty.

12 November 2013

Economic growth won’t be enough to help Uganda’s poorest

The 2013 Chronic Poverty Report makes sobering reading, and demonstrates that growth alone will not be enough to tackle poverty in Uganda.