13.03.19

Trillions for the SDGs? Time for a rethink

Guest post written by Nancy Lee, originally published via the OECD Developent Matters blog 17.01.2019. In 2015, the world enthusiastically signed on to the challenge of transforming billions to trillions of dollars of private finance for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The idea was to use public and private development aid to unlock much more […]

06.02.19

What’s in a name? The decline of ‘overseas development / famine relief’ charities in the UK

What do changing patterns in charities’ declared purpose and geography of activity tell us about the health of charities working on international development?

18.01.18

New Development Data – the Limits to Monitoring and Need for Counterfactuals

Following on from Dan Brockington’s previous blog

15.01.18

New Development Data – Excitements and Limitations

There is much excitement, for good reason, about development data.

09.10.17

Pocdast: What are the key research questions to inform and support international development?

Dr Daniel Hammett

09.02.17

The contested terrain of urban citizenship

In 2009 more than 50% of the world’s population lived in urban areas