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What’s measured is also political

Posted by bwtritton ⋅ May 29, 2015 This post is written by Amina Khan, Research Officer, Growth, Poverty and Inequality, and Elizabeth Stuart, Research Fellow, Growth, Poverty and Inequality, ODI

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Combining finance and policies to implement a transformative post-2015 development agenda

Posted by bwtritton ⋅ May 8, 2015 The fifth edition of the European Report on Development (ERD 2015), launched in May 2015, has the theme of “Combining finance and policies to implement

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Toward an African Data Revolution

Posted by post2015 ⋅ May 1, 2015 This blog post is written by Rachel Quint, Program Fellow, Global Development and Population Programme, at the Hewlett Foundation. As Sarah wrote in her

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April 2015: Five Headlines from a Big Month for the Data Revolution

Posted by post2015 ⋅ April 30, 2015 Filed Under  data, data revolution series, development, PARIS21, post2015, sdgs This blog post is written by Sarah T. Lucas, Program Officer, Global Development

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Is a Data Revolution underway, and if so, who will benefit?

Posted on April 28, 2015   Written by Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Oxfam’s Head of Research, at the ODI’s Cartagena Data Festival, on Oxfam’s From Poverty To Power blog A spectre is haunting

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We leave Sendai with a new global deal on disaster risk, but does it go far enough?

Posted on March 25, 2015 Written by Dr Emily Wilkinson, Research Fellow in the Climate and Environment Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. No one going into the Sendai negotiations this

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Open for business: the sustainable development goals need money—the right kind of money

Posted on March 24, 2015 Written by Allan Lerberg Jørgensen, Director of Human Rights and Development at the Danish Institute for Human Rights. Everyone agrees that the post-2015 sustainable development agenda needs

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ODI and World Bank report finds that managing disaster risks can bring other benefits, even if catastrophe never strikes

Posted on⋅ March 16, 2015 Written by Thomas Tanner, Research Fellow at Overseas Development Institute This week, the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan kicks off

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Failure to link up with other global agreements in 2015 could spell disaster for Sendai deal

Posted on March 13, 2015 Written by Tom Mitchell, Head of the Climate and Environment programme at the Overseas Development Institute in London. Every ten years Japan plays host to the

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Paraguay’s new National Development Plan targets Social Progress

Posted on March 12, 2015   By Jose R. Molinas Vega, Ph.D, Minister-Secretary of Planning for Economic and Social Development. Republic of Paraguay Last December the Paraguayan Government agreed on