Inquiry into changes to ODA
We are seeking member views, input and signatories for our submission to the inquiry on the definition and administration of UK Official Development Assistance (ODA).
A list of funding opportunities available to organisations working in international development.
Development Sector Vacancies
We advertise international development sector vacancies in Scotland and beyond. Have a vacancy to advertise?
Our Strategic Plan
Our strategic plan for 2017-2020 was adopted at our AGM in September 2016. The plan sets out our objectives and outlines how we will work with our members to achieve them.
Welcome to Scotland's International Development Alliance
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.
We offer a range of services for our members. Browse our main areas of work below, or use the main menu above.
Effectiveness & Learning
Working on effectiveness has long term benefits for an organisation and the people it to support. We offer a number of bespoke services for our members.
Finding and accessing funding is an important aspect of any organisation's work. We offer services to members to support them with this.
Policy and Advocacy
We broker connections between our members and decision-makers, while also providing a platform to develop a collective voice on important issues.
By participating in an active network, organisations can become more effective. Together we can make better progress towards meeting our international development goals.
Launch of the Leave No One Behind Group
16th January 2018
This is the launch and first meeting of the Leave No One Behind Group, sharing best practice of inclusive development.
DFID Meeting: Civil Society Effectiveness
23rd January 2018
Diarmuid O’Neill, Senior Policy Advisor, Civil Society, and Morna Welsh, Deputy Programme & Policy Manager, Civil Societies Team, both from the Inclusive Societies Dept, DFID, will lead a meeting with representatives from Scottish civil society organisations. The format will be an informal round-table discussion about civil society effectiveness.
Turcan Connell Charity Trustee Training in Edinburgh
25th January 2018
Turcan Connell are running a free induction and refresher course on charity trustee duties.
Come and Sing - Fauré Requiem Music for Malawi by The Soko Fund
3rd February 2018
Following on from the success of our 2017 Come and Sing, Music for Malawi is hosting Faure's Requiem on Saturday 3rd February…
Policy Coherence for Development: Exploring and Learning from European PCD Approaches
A comparison of different policy coherence for development approaches across Europe.
Scotland's Place in Building a Just World
A detailed report examining recommendations on how to implement policy coherence for development.
A full selection of our annual reviews going back to 2007, detailing our impact and financial reports.
Scotland's International Development Alliance Strategic Plan 2017-2020
This strategic plan sets out the new direction of The Alliance and what it hopes to achieve by 2020.
Effectiveness Services Evaluation Report
This report contains the findings from in-depth case study research of NIDOS' and Bond's effectiveness services.
Oikocredit - Investment in smallholder farmers is key to reducing poverty AND feeding the world
According to United Nations estimates, the world population is expected to grow from around 7 billion currently to more than 9 billion by 2050. This means that farmers around the world are going to have to produce a lot more food, while limiting their impact on land, water and the global climate.
Brexit’s Impact on Scotland: International Development
Preoccupations over loss of funding and partnership possibilities dominate our sector’s outlook, but are there any opportunities to be seized amongst the perceived doom and gloom?
WaterAid campaign brings village life to life
WaterAid has used a £5m UK Aid Match grant to transform the way supporters get to know the people they are invited to support.
Wanted! More Mentors to join our team
We will be recruiting mentors for our Effectiveness & Learning Programme for our new ‘Going for Growth’ programme in the new year.
Official Development Assistance (ODA) 2016 announced
UK Government statistics published in November show £13.4bn spent on ODA, reaching 0.7% of gross national income (GNI).