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.
Informal gathering with Rev. Dr. Lackson Chibuye
28th November 2017
Rev. Dr. Lackson Chibuye is visiting Scotland and is interested in learning more about Scotland’s involvement with climate change programmes.
Bond’s new online Theory of change course (suitable for those in Europe, Africa and Asia)
16th November 2017
BOND created an interactive, online version of their popular Theory of change essentials course, ideal if you’re based outside…
Turcan Connell Charity Trustee Training in Edinburgh
25th January 2018
Turcan Connell are running a free induction and refresher course on charity trustee duties.
Keynote St Andrew's Day Lecture: The New Scots: Immigrant Communities since c.1950
30th November 2017
With special guest Professor Tom Devine. Part of the ‘Scotland’s Diverse History’ Series. Minority Community considerations and…
Scottish Government Malawi Development Programme Information Day
29th November 2017
Information day for the 2018 Scottish Government Malawi Development Programme Information Day
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.
Mellow Parenting Staff Member Visits Scotland
Zu Rusiev, a Mellow Parenting Staff Member from Tajikistan, visited Scotland last week to undergo training.
International Development Committee launch new inquiry into definition and administration of ODA
The International Development Committee is launching an inquiry on the definition and administration of UK Official Development Assistance (ODA).
New Secretary of State for International Development announced
The new Secretary of State for International Development has just been announced. Penny Mordaunt MP, former Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, has been appointed, replacing Priti Patel MP.
Scots doctors and UK government back charity to stop hunger and pain in Malawi
Edinburgh-based charity EMMS International, last week launched the “Every Life Matters” campaign to improve healthcare in Malawi. The campaign has the backing of the UK government which will match donations from the public , pound for pound.
Malawi 2018 funding round now open
The Scottish Government today announced the opening of its new grants round under its Malawi Development Programme.