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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: Technology & democracy - the story of Brazil’s Social Technology NetworkThursday 17 Jul 2014
From the STEPS Centre blog
BLOG: Ebola - failures, flashpoints and focusWednesday 16 Jul 2014
By Annie Wilkinson
BLOG: Anyone but al-Shabaab - Kenya’s political divisions laid bare by spiraling attacksTuesday 15 Jul 2014
By Dr Jeremy Lind
BLOG: Brazilian development cooperation: critical juncture or hiatus?Monday 14 Jul 2014
BLOG: Going for gold: Why and how is IDS bringing our journal back in-house and making it open access?Monday 14 Jul 2014
By James Georgalakis
IDS in the press
Ebola - Science in Action, ISEE-3 Reboot ProjectMonday 21 Jul 2014
Melissa Leach was interviewed for BBC World Service looking at how anthropology can help with the recent ebola outbreaks. The interview was also used by the BBC for Science Hour, also on the BBC World Service.
Climate and Environmental Change: Views from Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility - World | ReliefWebFriday 18 Jul 2014
Relief Web report on the Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility report
Africa: Focus On Poverty - More Nutrition Science or Political Will?Thursday 17 Jul 2014
Roger Williamson on HANCI in scidev.net republished by allafrica.com