Aid donors must improve transparency before scaling up public-private finance, new report finds
The report on the use of public funds to de-risk or ‘leverage’ private investments in development also finds that, while blended finance may have a valuable role to play in helping fund the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), alone it is unlikely to mobilise the volumes that are required to make a significant impact on the large funding gap.
DI appoints Diane Kingston OBE to board of directors
DI is pleased to announce that Diane Kingston OBE has been appointed to the organisation’s board of non-executive directors.
Development Initiatives’ response to the UK’s Voluntary National Review
Development Initiatives has responded to the UK's Voluntary National Review of its progress against the Sustainable Development Goals.
DI's response to new aid spending figures
Development Initiatives responds to new aid spending figures released by the OECD in April 2019, which show that official development assistance has dropped, especially to countries with the highest levels of need.