A HUB FOR IDEAS, DEBATE AND RESOURCES ON HOW THE WORLD IS DOING ON INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Where is there most room for improvement in the evaluation of maternal health initiatives? Giulia Greco explains how broader measures of outcomes that are grounded in people’s values and priorities can be used to evaluate community-based programmes.
Despite the 'Africa Rising' headlines the continent could be losing billions in illicit capital outflows. Oxfam's Pooven Moodley explores how civil society, and INGOs in particular, can improve the scope for ordinary citizens to truly benefit from Africa's resource boom.
Taking into account people's voices has rightfully become a cornerstone of international development over recent decades - but what forms does this take in practice? Sarah White tells us about a project designed to do just this, and the lessons learnt from its application in Zambia.
What would you choose if you were asked about what is important in making your life better? We're launching our new blog series on valuing progress with a poll which aims to see what really matters in human development for our readers. Read the introductory blog post, think carefully and then cast your vote!
In this blog for our financing progress series, Andrew Rogerson uses the analogy of a bucket of water, sugar and oil to discuss global development finance in a post-2015 world, outlining the current arguments regarding how public and private flows should complement each other.
The Monterrey Consensus called for mechanisms that promote fair burden-sharing and minimise moral hazard, but in this blog for our financing progress series Aldo Caliari reflects on how far we are from fulfilling this consensus and looks ahead to concerns relating to infrastructure debt post-2015