Aid hub

International aid forms an important part of a complex set of international development interventions that aim to lift people out of poverty and support countries to become self-sustaining.

This hub brings together the most useful aid resources to support those wanting to stand up for aid, and it gathers the latest news and views about international aid.

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Aid resources

The Transition from Aid
This discussion paper from THET makes the case that for aid to alleviate extreme poverty in the poorest countries it is important to recognise the role of UK engagement with middle-income countries.
25 January 2018
Women carrying water in Ethiopia
This report provides lots of information on the successes and failures of the EU and member states when it comes to aid targets.
17 October 2017
Donation jars
A new study suggests that a person’s political views and attitudes towards their own country – and whether they voted for or against Brexit – can explain which causes they support.
4 August 2017
Macro image of EU currency
This report explores in detail potential impacts and opportunities associated with Brexit on a number of priority policy areas in international development and humanitarian aid.
19 July 2017
DevCommsLab is a site for people who want to play a part in improving public engagement with global poverty. You can find insights which will help you to understand audiences, encourage people to take action and influence people’s attitudes.
1 July 2017
Development Monitor
Development Monitor provides data on key bilateral financial flows between the UK and individual developing countries.
29 June 2017

Aid news and views from Bond

UK prime minister Theresa May arrives at a summit
Theresa May announces that UK aid will be used to further private sector investment in Africa and to serve the UK's national security interests.
28 August 2018
Marathon start
How do today’s INGO leaders decide when radical change is required, and when to recommit to long-held values and ways of working?
30 July 2018
Polio survivor in wheelchair
Over 800 people attended the first of its kind summit this week to raise global awareness of disability. Here are the key commitments and actions NGOs, government and private sector need to take next.
26 July 2018