AidData provides a searchable database of nearly one million past and present aid activities around the world. The information in AidData is project-level, enabling you to get information about particular activities and their funding.
The Eldis database includes over 40,000 summaries and provides free links to full-text research and policy documents related to international development. Eldis Regional and Country Profiles can highlight recent research on a particular place, and let you know what issues are currently being heavily discussed and studied. Example: Regional Profile for the Middle East and North Africa