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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 meetin
26 January 2015

Leave no one behind

A lot of the discussion will be about nitty gritty technical issues – especially the treatment of loans. This is an important minimum requirement for the i
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. The aim of this partnership is to provide basic skills on how to conduct budget advocacy in Kenya – in essence, making budgets a friendly affair for civil society organisations.
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.