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.
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.