Will money matter for the future of development? When much of the wider discourse is focused on how to raise more money, the 2014 CAPE conference will ask what sort of difference that money can make in practice.
The overall objective of Swedish development aid is poverty alleviation. In spite of this, many interventions are either less relevant for poverty reduction or outright inefficient. What is then the poverty profile of Swedish aid programmes in its partner countries?
Olaf Unteroberdoerster, Deputy Chief, Low Income Countries Division, in the IMF’s Strategy, Policy, and Review Department and Marialuz Moreno Badia, Deputy Division Chief at the Fiscal Affairs Department present the 2014 report 'Macroeconomic Developments in Low-Income Developing Countries'.
The launch of the Intersecting Inequalities Report is an opportunity to discuss the practical changes in politics and policies that need to be realised for no-one to be left behind and ensuring that all SDGs are indeed achieved for all relevant and social groups.
30 years on from Michael Buerk’s landmark report of the famine in Ethiopia, is media reporting from today’s wars and famines having the same effect on people? Join us at the Frontline Club as we examine the current state of disaster reporting and how humanitarian agencies can work with the media to raise awareness and much-needed funds.
ODI is collaborating with Matt Andrews at the Harvard Kennedy School to host a series of events on 'doing development differently.' These aim to showcase practical experience on new strategies for designing, implementing and evaluating development programmes in more innovate ways. This event is the first in this series, and will be held in Harvard.
Join us for the launch of the 2014 World Disasters Report – Focus on culture and risk, with the British Red Cross, where a panel of experts will discuss how culture and disaster risk management can work together.
Progress on raising yields per hectare and per agricultural worker in Africa has been slow, so that many farmers lag behind their counterparts in much of Asia and Latin on these two measures of productivity.
As formal talks on a development finance framework to accompany the Sustainable Development Goals begin at the UN, this launch event will explore key themes in the OECD Development Co-operation Report 2014: Mobilising resources for sustainable development (DCR 2014).