Which Oscars stars also play leading roles in aid and development?

With The 90th Academy Awards just a few weeks away Aid & International Development Forum have put together a list of Oscar winners and nominees who also play leading roles in humanitarian relief and...

Innovator of the Year Award: Finalists Announced!

AIDF is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalist for its "Innovator of the Year Award". We received a large number of nominations recognising inspiring leadership, creative problem solving and innovative...

International aid for fisheries declines by 30 percent

A new study has highlighted the decline in financial aid to fisheries in developing countries. The researchers, from UBC and the Stockholm Resilience Centre, analysed aid data from the OECD between...

UK will cut development aid in set of five new ‘pledges’

The UK government has laid out plans to change the way it delivers international aid, including more stringent criteria and cuts to certain projects. In a blog published this week, the new International...

UN Secretary General: ‘Migrants sent $600bn home last year’

In a speech on Thursday, the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, highlighted the vital role migration plays in fostering international development. Speaking during an informal meeting of the General...

What are the Humanitarian Priorities for this Year?

The United Nations forecasts that conflict will drive humanitarian needs this year, and result in approximately 136 million people across 26 countries requiring aid. Other driving factors include violence,...

If Farmers cannot Farm, who will Feed the Hungry?

Whilst the world’s population is increasing due to the rise of climate change, global food production will decline drastically up until 2050, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute...