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10 November 2014

Domestic public resources

Government resources are growing in many developing countries Government spending in developing countries grew from US$2.4 trillion in 2000 to US$6.4 trill
6 November 2014

Afghanistan beyond 2014: Aid and the Transformation Decade

Afghanistan has been the focus of large international aid and security investments since the US-led military intervention of 2001. There have been many maj

20 October 2014

The Data Manifesto

It is time for data to become a central building block for better choices.
10 September 2014

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2014

How much is spent on humanitarian assistance? Is it enough? Where does it go? How does it get there and what is it spent on?

10 June 2014

NGO resources for development

Private development assistance (PDA) is an international resource given voluntarily from private sources, and transferred across borders for international development and poverty reduction. PDA comes from non-governmental, foundations, and corporate giving. It is equivalent to approximately a third of official development assistance (ODA) and a tenth of foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries.

2 June 2014

DFID's aid spending for nutrition: 2010–2012

This report looks at the Department for International Development's (DFID's) aid spending on nutrition between 2010 to 2012.

Discussion paper
14 May 2014

Kenya: case study on Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation

On behalf of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), DI undertakes a series of studies on the implementation of the GPEDC.

2 May 2014

Humanitarian assistance from non-state donors: what is it worth?

Humanitarian need around the world is increasing but traditional funding from governments and institutional donors is not keeping pace. As a result, aid ag
25 March 2014

Global aid trends – ODA: what you need to know

Global aid trends: what you need to know. This page is a summary of Investments to End Poverty Chapter 6.