Social Media for Development (SoMe4D)

SoMe4D is the acronym for Social Media for international aid & Development. It is founded by freelance IT for development consultant & researcher Anand Sheombar. Initially the aim of SoMe4D is to bring together those who are interested in the activities of international aid and development organisations operating from or […]

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Department for International Development (DFID)

The UK government believes it is in all our interests to help poor people build a better life for themselves. So in 1997 it created a separate government department – the Department for International Development (DFID) – to meet the many challenges of tackling world poverty. It is DFID’s job […]

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Hii Dunia’s Development Directory

Development Blogosphere Blogs play an increasingly pivotal role in Development discourse. The ease with which they can be set up means that they have become a vital communicative tool for practitioners in the field, students, researchers and commentators alike. Please note that the ‘Archive’ category in this section refers to […]

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Development Gateway

Development Gateway is a non-profit organization that delivers information solutions to the people on the front lines of international development work. Whether they are government policy makers deciding how to invest scarce resources, aid workers building schools and clinics, or citizens who want to have a voice in the development […]

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Sida is a government organization under the Swedish Foreign Ministry. We adminster approximately half of Sweden’s budget for development aid. Our head quarters is in Stockholm with many offices in countries where we have ongoing activities. Swedish development aid follows three thematic priorities; democracy and human rights, environment and climate […]

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Owen Abroad (Owen Barder’s blog)

Owen Barder is Europe Director at the Center for Global Development which is based in Washington DC. He is also an Associate of the British Institute for Government. Owen was previously a British civil servant in a career spanning more than 20 years. He worked in H M Treasury, the […]

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AidData Searchable Database

AidData was formed in 2009 through the merger of two existing programs: Project-Level Aid (PLAID) and Accessible Information on Development Activities (AiDA). PLAID, begun in 2003, was a joint effort between the College of William and Mary and Brigham Young University. It aimed to create a database of development finance […]

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