Should we keep shelter on the agenda in future development goals? This blog argues that there are compelling reasons to shift from a direct focus on shelter to other, more specific goals based around infrastructure and services.
In this first blog of our urban poverty series, we look at what data and indicators are needed to measure the urban quality of life, particularly for those living in informal settlements. The author argues that the measurement debate is some way off including what it needs to on urban issues.
When the world wakes up on 1 January 2016 it’s unlikely that many people will be worrying about the quality of data and its impact on their lives. Yet progress towards improving global development outcomes depends heavily on the availability of more, better and truly disaggregated data.
Has 2013 been a blur for you? Catch up with what the Development Progress project has been up to this year - creating conversations on how to measure, explain and finace progesss in international development - as well as a look ahead to 2014.
Rounding off the first set of blogs in our financing progress blog series, ODI's Annalisa Prizzon sets out the four key questions for the future of development finance that she sees arising from the contributions so far.
10 trade experts from Asia, Africa and Europe answer the question ‘What is the role of trade in the post-2015 framework for development?’ at last week’s WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali in this special Aid for Trade audioblog.
Featuring live illustrations from a workshop for the November 2013 Development Futures conference in Sydney, this blog looks at the process of arriving at a clear set of future development goals and the resulting challenges.
Rounding off our Aid for Trade series, in this blog, Jean-Luc Demarty gives a European perspective on the future of Aid for Trade, aruging that the key to success lies in supporting the efforts of developing countries themselves.
Continuing our Aid for Trade (AfT) miniseries, this blog argues that we need to take a closer look at AfT as a result of the changing context in which it operates, otherwise it will remain a statistical illusion and a political hoax.