IDS Alumni blog
IDS alumni are located all over the world and after studying at IDS go on to a range of careers in development. This makes the Alumni Blog uniquely placed to represent opinions on development from a diverse range of experience and professions, all of whom have IDS in common. The posts on this blog reflect the opinions of each individual, and not necessarily those of IDS.
Connecting India’s Villages with Successful Village Migrants19 Jun 2014
By Jenaan Lilani: A rather common question asked amongst Indians on being acquainted with one another is regarding their “native place”; the village, town, or city that the person originally belongs to.
The Washington Fellowship: leadership, management & entrepenurship13 Jun 2014
Lebogang Mokwena is one among the 500 Young African Leaders who have been identified to participate in the inaugural Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, which is an exchange program of president Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
My Alumni reunion: an unexpected and delightful evening in DhakaBy Linda Waldman
10 Jun 2014
As a fellow, my travel itinerary is usually a whirl of airports, hotel rooms, meetings, emails and trying to meet on-going work commitments, despite being away from IDS.
CEDAW's concluding observations on health in government plans06 Jun 2014
By Ranjani Murthy: The booklet I have just published is a result of my experiment with researching and writing topics that I want to, rather than focusing on topics that I am commissioned to write by development agencies.
BLOG: On the importance of scholarships02 Jun 2014
By Nasrat Esmaty, IDS Alumnus
IDSers meet in Nairobi in the first of many Alumni meet ups23 May 2014
From the IDS Alumni blog
Reflections on the CSP Conference on Graduation and Social Protection in RwandaBy Martina Ulrichs
19 May 2014
Last week I attended the Centre for Social Protection conference on Graduation and Social Protection, co-hosted by the Ministry of Local Government of the Government of Rwanda, with support from Irish Aid, UNICEF and DFID.
Former Thisday Editor, Simon Kolawole, Launches Online Newspaper, Thecable29 Apr 2014
Former IDS student Simon Kolawole launches online newspaper Thecable
Online Is Future Of Journalism - TheCable CEO | Nigerian News from Leadership Newspapers29 Apr 2014
Former MA Governance student featured in article published by Nigeria's Leadership
Mantega completa oito anos ininterruptos no Ministerio da Fazenda | Midiamax - O Jornal Eletronico do Mato Grosso do Sul11 Apr 2014
MediaMax News profile the Brazilian finance minister, who studied at IDS in 1977