Research teams

The development research programmes at IDS are organised in five closely linked multidisciplinary teams.

Globalisation Team

Asian drivers of global change, China and India, regionalism, value chains and standards, putting enterprises and growth back onto the poverty agenda.

Governance Team

State capacity, collective action and public policy, politics, law and rights, security, conflict and fragile states.

Knowledge, Technology and Society Team

Health, agriculture, environment, making technologies work for the poor, science and citizenship.

Participation, Power and Social Change Team

Participation in politics and governance, institutional learning and change, the theory and practice of participation.

Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team

Social protection, conflict, ICTs, post MDGs, microfinance, food and agriculture, wellbeing, pro-poor policy processes.

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