Final ODA data for 2018
DI presents analysis of the final ODA data for 2018. Our factsheet shows how much was given and in what form, as well as a breakdown of recipient countries and sectors, and the share of aid going to projects focused on climate or gender.
Who we are
Development Initiatives (DI) is an international development organisation that focuses on putting data-driven decision-making at the heart of poverty eradication.
What we do
We work at global, regional, national and subnational levels, with staff across the world. In addition to our significant portfolio of grant funded work, we offer consultancy services to clients who share our aims and values.
As development practitioners, we need to improve vital coherence with humanitarian and peace actors
The ‘triple nexus’ is a shared responsibility between development, humanitarian and peace actors – Amy Dodd considers the steps needed to move from discussion to increased action.
Poverty trends: global, regional and national
Poverty is complex and it can be described and measured in a variety of ways. In this factsheet we unpack some of the key terminology alongside the latest trends in poverty at the global, regional and national levels.
Key questions and considerations for donors at the triple nexus: lessons from UK and Sweden
Reducing the incidences, severity and impacts of crises demands a concerted, multi-faceted approach. This report synthesises DI’s research into how the UK and Sweden work at the ‘nexus’ between emergency response and longer-term approaches, drawing out observations, notable practices, and key questions and considerations for all donors.
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2019
This year’s report contains detailed analysis of the international financing at work in crisis-affected contexts. Navigating the increasingly complex and changing financing landscape, the report includes new analysis of the wide range of resources going to recurrent and protracted crisis response countries.
Peace in the triple nexus: what challenges do donors face?
How does 'peace' fit in the humanitarian nexus? Sarah Dalrymple and Angus Urquhart identify and clarify four key questions
What do emerging trends in development finance mean for crisis actors?
DI's webinar ‘What do emerging trends in development finance mean for crisis actors?’ gives crisis actors key information on development finance to better understand what it means for them.
Field perspectives on multi-year humanitarian funding and planning: How theory has translated into practice in Jordan and Lebanon
Important evidence on the reality of predictable and flexible multi-year humanitarian funding in the contexts of Jordan and Lebanon, with recommendations for the global Grand Bargain workstream on enhanced quality of funding.
Measuring the state of civil registration and legal identity
In this paper we propose an efficient new system to monitor digital civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) and legal identity systems.
Filling the gaps in current global poverty data estimates
This paper explores new methodologies for producing global poverty data estimates for places where there are gaps in the World Bank’s PovcalNet database.