News & Blogs
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.
Professor Melissa Leach to assume leadership of the Institute of Development Studies, UK05 Dec 2013
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has announced today that its Board of Trustees have appointed Professor Melissa Leach as the next Director of the Institute replacing Lawrence Haddad.
BLOG: Does fortifying food improve nutrition for the poorest people?Thursday 28 Aug 2014
By Ewan Robinson
BLOG: Catch up on ZimbabwelandTuesday 26 Aug 2014
From the KNOTS team blog
BLOG: Opportunities and challenges for the world’s first national mobile health initiativeThursday 21 Aug 2014
By Linda Waldman
BLOG: Will Ghana’s $498 deal with the US be enough to bring about much needed transformation to its energy sector?Thursday 21 Aug 2014
By Simon Bawakyillenuo
BLOG: China and Brazil in African Agriculture: news roundupWednesday 20 Aug 2014
By Henry Tugendhat
IDS in the press
The BRICS bite back with a new development bank - China Outlook magazine – A monthly online magazine on China's futureFriday 22 Aug 2014
Yunnan Chen cited in China Outlook article
Sexual Violence Beyond the Warzone, and the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Fragile States | New Security BeatThursday 21 Aug 2014
IDS Rapid Response Briefing on 'Addressing Sexual Violence In and Beyond the 'Warzone'' is cited in New Security Beat
Meet the New General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour CongressWednesday 20 Aug 2014
Former IDS Visiting fellow appointed new General Secretary of Nigeria Labour Congress - reported by allafrica.com