Launch of the Development Data Hub in Uganda
Development Initiatives (DI) was pleased to launch the Development Data Hub, alongside a preview of the ‘Spotlight on Uganda’, on Thursday 2 July at Protea Hotel, Kampala.
Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund launch new project to make data easier to compare and use
Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund today launched a new joint project aimed at improving the way that data can be shared and used.
Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015
Our Global Humanitarian Assistance programme has published its annual GHA report; the most comprehensive overview of global humanitarian finance.
New research finds Middle East donors have risen in prominence in humanitarian financing efforts as Iraq and Syria push crisis levels to new high
The Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) programme of Development Initiatives has today published research showing that international humanitarian assistance has risen to a record US$24.5 billion in 2014.
Launch of Badili – an online resource for the data revolution in Africa
Badili is the Swahili for ‘change’. The initiative aims to facilitate sharing of relevant information, lessons and projects from the national, regional and global level, and help people track progress on the data revolution in Africa.
Severe underfunding and inadequate coverage of social protection in LDCs could pose a threat to the goal of ending poverty by 2030, finds new research
A report published today by the research organisation Development Initiatives shows the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) face an 88 per cent external finance gap to achieve the scale of social protection coverage needed to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030.
Private donations fund a quarter of the world’s humanitarian assistance, and have a unique role to play alongside government funds, finds new research
Private humanitarian assistance has reached $5.4 billion according to the latest data – a quarter of total international humanitarian response, reveals a new study published today by the Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) programme of Development Initiatives.
Development Initiatives appoints new Executive Director
Harpinder Collacott has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Development Initiatives’ (DI) not-for profit arm, Development Initiatives Poverty Research (DIPR), and will take on the role from August 2015.
Nepal Earthquake – update
The news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal and the impact of its aftershocks this weekend are of great concern to everyone at Development Initiatives. The reports of rising death tolls are extremely worrying as the impact of the disaster becomes increasing clear.