The most useful tools, reports, books, how-to-guides, videos, briefings, presentations and websites for people working in international development.

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Governance: a guide for international NGOs

28 July 2022 • 

How does a board support organisational transformation, set appropriate, visible examples, lead on culture, and rethink its business models to ensure that it “does no harm”? This guide is to help you address these issues and assess your approach.

FCDO Beneficiary Engagement

24 September 2021 • 

This guide has been developed to help build confidence and capability, distilling useful tips and considerations that may help teams think through programme delivery issues and interpret elements of the PrOF Rules.

Safeguarding case studies

24 March 2020 • 

Practical examples of good safeguarding practice from Oxfam, ActionAid, International Rescue Committee, Deaf Child Worldwide and ChildHope.

The Sphere Handbook 2018

6 July 2019 • 

The most widely known and internationally recognized tool in the field of humanitarian standards. The latest edition reflects new evidence and evolving practice in the humanitarian sector

M&E Universe

31 May 2019 • 

A free, online resource designed to support development practitioners involved in monitoring and evaluation.

Check your competencies as a project or programme manager

24 April 2019 • 

This tool enables you to confidentially check your competencies as a project or programme manager against an industry standard for development organisations.


25 January 2019 • 

IndiKit provides indicators to help aid and development organisations better understand their impact.