Development predictions for 2017

Predicting the future is tricky. Bond's panel of future thinkers have courageously penned what they think the key trends, themes and issues will be for international development in 2017. 

Find out what you should keep an eye on this year below, from how data will impact on organisations through to what the Unconditional Basic Income might mean for the development sector.

Emergency aid is broken

Emergency aid is broken. Insurance will help us fix it

Theodore Talbot and Owen Barder, Center for Global Development in Europe

Unconditional Basic Income becomes a leading policy idea

Unconditional Basic Income becomes a leading policy idea

Joy Green, Forum for the Future


NGOs will embrace uncertainty

NGOs will embrace uncertainty

Anab Jain, Superflux & Internet of Things Academy

Cybersecurity and data ownership

Cybersecurity and data security become mainstream concerns

Claudia Juech, The Rockefeller Foundation

Health will be integrated into development agendas

Health will be integrated into development agendas

Imran A. Khan, Sightsavers

Big data meets thick data

Big data meets thick data

Giulio Quaggiotto, Nesta associate

Find out which of last year's predictions came true and what they mean for international development.