News & Blogs
New global tax dataset offers unprecedented opportunity for international comparability in government revenue, especially in developing countries08 Sep 2014
Weak internationally comparable data on government revenues has long held back advances in both research and government policy - especially in developing countries. Now, a new global dataset on government revenues, developed by the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) based at the Institute of Development Studies (UK), will allow for more reliable, and comparable cross-country tax research.
Failure of governments and development agencies to work more effectively with business could leave millions living in poverty11 Mar 2014
Business leaders, international charities and development agencies will be urged tomorrow at the launch of a new Business and Development research centre to explore new ways to work together to fight global poverty.
African leaders must seize the initiative on global tax reforms29 Jan 2014
As leaders gather together at the African Union summit, new analysis from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) recommends that they must seize the initiative on tax reform and not wait for richer countries to implement proposed changes from last year's G8 and G20 summits.
BLOG: Zimbabwe is food secure this season, but more questions raisedMonday 29 Sep 2014
By Ian Scoones
BLOG: Beyond the ‘politics of disorder’: how bureaucratic professionalism persists in Zimbabwe’s public servicesMonday 29 Sep 2014
By Ian Scoones
BLOG: Challenges of a different kind - the role of food prices in the lives of the poorest in PakistanWednesday 24 Sep 2014
By Mysbah Balagamwala and Haris Gazdar
BLOG: Connecting development actors in Ethiopia: linking climate change, nutrition and genderTuesday 23 Sep 2014
By Fatema Rajabali
16 September 2014: China and Brazil in African Agriculture - news roundupFriday 19 Sep 2014
By Henry Tugendhat
IDS in the press
Vice President of Zambia Calls for Investment in Nutrition-Science & Technology World WebsiteFriday 26 Sep 2014
Science and Technology World report on the launch of the IDS published 'Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia'
Zambia CSO-SUN Alliance report on launch of IDS publication 'Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia'Friday 26 Sep 2014
Zambia CSO-SUN Alliance report on launch of IDS publication 'Turning Rapid Growth into Meaningful Growth: Sustaining the Commitment to Nutrition in Zambia'
Zambia launches a new report: The importance of nutrition investment for economic growthFriday 26 Sep 2014
Scaling Up Nutrition report on the launch of the IDS collection of articles focusing on nutrition investment for economic growth