Domestic financial flows in Kenya before and during Covid-19
This briefing tracks domestic revenue and spending to key pro-poor sectors in Kenya before and during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Who we are
Development Initiatives (DI) is a global organisation harnessing the power of data and evidence to end poverty, reduce inequality and increase resilience.
What we do
We work closely with partners at global, regional, national and local levels to ensure data-driven evidence and analysis are used effectively in policy and practice. We undertake an exciting portfolio of grant-funded work as well as providing consultancy services.
The cost of leaving Afghans behind
Aid to Afghanistan is stagnating despite the desperate need for funding. Donors must come together to ensure that this does not become the new normal for such crises.
Analysis of aid flows to Kenya before and during Covid-19
This briefing analyses aid flows from key donors to Kenya before and during Covid-19.
Disability inclusion in Western Kenya: Key findings from county budget data
This series of publications tracks the disability inclusivity of budgets in five counties in Kenya across five financial years.
Kenya’s increasing use of loans from international financial institutions
This briefing presents in-depth analysis of the loans advanced to Kenya between 2018 and 2021 by international finance institutions and the purpose of this financing.
Targeting Covid-19 relief in Uganda: The role of data, statistics and evidence
In this webinar a range of speakers discuss the role of data in targeting social safety nets in Uganda, an issue that is coming strongly to the fore with the impacts of Covid-19 on Uganda's poorest communities.
Analysis of aid flows to Uganda before and during Covid-19
This briefing analyses aid flows from key donors to Uganda before and during Covid-19.
Tracking the global humanitarian response to Covid-19
An overview of the humanitarian response to Covid-19, showing general humanitarian funding trends as well as the quality of funding and reporting
Development actors at the nexus: Lessons from crises in Bangladesh, Cameroon and Somalia
This synthesis report summarises learnings from studies in Cameroon, Somalia and Bangladesh about operationalising the HDP nexus for longer term resilience in crisis settings.
Including local and national actors in humanitarian open data
How data-driven transparency can be extended to better capture the critical work of local and national actors within the humanitarian system