Woman watering plants, front cover to Strengthening Evidence-Based Policy

Traditional view of evidence-based policy challenged by latest research

24 Aug 2015 A new catalogue of research makes the case that evidence must be coupled with reflection to improve development policy More details

Photo of founding IDS member D John Shaw who died August 5 2015

Honouring lifelong IDS member D. John Shaw

12 Aug 2015 IDS is sad to announce the death of D. John Shaw, an agricultural economist. A lifelong IDS member and visiting fellow in 1967-8. John died suddenly of a heart attack on Wednesday 5 August. More details

In front of the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) offices. Left to Right: Rosalie Lack (ADLSN), Africa J Bwamkuu (ADLSN), Nason Bimbe (IDS), and Henk Van Dam (ADLSN)

Sharing knowledge on land ownership in Rwanda

07 Aug 2015 IDS together with the African Digital Library Support Network has been awarded a contract by the Department for International Development Rwanda to develop a Knowledge and Information Management System for the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority Land Tenure Regularisation programme. More details

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Centre for Social Protection newsletter 32

06 Aug 2015 Welcome to the thirty second issue of the Centre for Social Protection Newsletter. The 'talking point' in this edition has been written by Richard Morgan, Director, Child Poverty Global Initiative, Save the Children. More details

2013 Bangladesh protests. Credit: GMB Akash / Panos

Making All Voices Count Research and Learning Grants: Call for Proposals

04 Aug 2015 Making All Voices Count is inviting applications for research, evidence-building and learning grants, under two streams of funding: Practitioner Research and Learning Grants, and Research Grants. More details

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