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24 September 2015

A significant change in trajectory is needed for many countries to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, finds new research

Many of the world’s poorest countries need a significant change in their poverty reduction trajectory to see an end to extreme poverty by 2030 according to the report Investments to End Poverty published today by the international development organisation, Development Initiatives.

8 September 2015

Joined-up Data Alliance: announcement

A new coalition of open data standards setters, users and advocates bodies has been launched to put the needs of data users at the heart of data standards.

18 August 2015

Bristol-based international development organisation enters landmark three-year partnership with the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Korea

Development Initiatives (DI) is entering into a landmark partnership arrangement with the Government of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). The partnership is kicked off with a major global conference in Seoul in November 2015 to bring global actors together to take stock of the implementation of the Busan Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.

6 August 2015

Development Initiatives appoints Martin Horwood as new Director of Engagement and Impact

Development Initiatives (DI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Horwood, former UK Member of Parliament for Cheltenham, as its new Director of Engagement and Impact.

17 July 2015

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.

13 July 2015

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.

19 June 2015

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2015

Our Global Humanitarian Assistance programme has published its annual GHA report; the most comprehensive overview of global humanitarian finance.

18 June 2015

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.

9 June 2015

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.