The Dynamics of Agricultural Commercialisation, Diversification and Rural Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

03 Oct 2018

A half-day public seminar with researchers from the Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) Programme of the Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) and the Afrint Project of Lund University. They will present findings from two complementary multi-country panel studies examining different aspects of rural change and transformation linked to agricultural commercialisation and livelihood diversification.

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Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research 2018

08 Oct 2018 until 12 Oct 2018

The Fifth Global Symposium will focus on “Advancing Health Systems for All in the SDG Era” and will facilitate conversations and collaborations on new ways of financing health; delivering services; and engaging the health workforce, new social and political alliances, and new applications of technologies to promote health for all.

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Contribution Analysis for Impact Evaluation

07 Jan 2019 until 11 Jan 2019

Gain the skills and knowledge to more effectively design impact evaluations using a contribution analysis framing.

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Engaging evidence and policy for social change

15 Jan 2019 until 17 Jan 2019

Gain the concepts, skills and competencies required to operate effectively at the interface between policy and evidence. 

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Using Participatory Action Research to Improve Development Practice

21 Jan 2019 until 25 Jan 2019

Develop your knowledge and skills in a range of participatory action research (PAR) methods for social change.

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Why Is Development So Straight?

21 Jul 2009

A one-day workshop bringing together practitioners, policy makers, activists, and academics.

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Sustainable Livelihoods and Pro-Poor Market Development

21 Jul 2009 As part of the IDS Livelihoods Network ESRC seminar series, the Centre for Development Studies at the University of Bath is hosting a seminar bringing together academics, practitioners and policy-makers to explore the links between Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches (SLA) and recent approaches to pro-poor market development. More details

Dangerous Ideas in Development 'Beyond Toxic Shock: Narcotics as a Development Resource?'

08 Jul 2009

Speakers: Professor Mick Moore, IDS, and Mike Trace, chair of the International Drug Policy Consortium
Chair: David Borrow MP, chair of the APPG Debt, Aid and Trade
To reserve a place RSVP to Charlie Matthews:

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Strange Bedfellows? Sex and International Development

01 Jul 2009

Committee Room 19, Palace of Westminster with speakers: Susie Jolly, IDS; Xiaopei He, Pink Space, Sexuality Research Centre, Beijing; Ruth Morgan Thomas, Global Network of Sex Workers/Paulo Longo Research Initiative; and Felicity Daly, Interact Worldwide.

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After 2015: Promoting pro-poor policy after the MDGs

23 Jun 2009 What happens when we no longer have the MDGs? How will we promote pro-poor policy after 2015?
Just some of the questions to be answered at this high level policy forum in Brussels. More details

Exploring the meaning of university service-learning: A Phenomenological Reflective Inquiry

22 Jun 2009

Speaker: Hannah Soong, PhD Student at the University of Southern Australia's School of Education
IDS room 127. All welcome

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Women’s Empowerment and Development: Meanings, Manifestations, and Contestations

19 Jun 2009 until 20 Jun 2009 IDS MA Gender and Development 2009 invite students of development studies from UK and other institutions to a two-day student-run conference. More details

Farmer First Revisited Book Release & Panel Discussion

16 Jun 2009 Farmer First Revisited Book Release & Panel Discussion
CGIAR's Science Forum 2009 at Wageningen University
Email Contact: Practical Action Publishing More details

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