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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: Motorways to Nowhere?Tuesday 19 Aug 2014
By Jenny Edwards
BLOG: Why STEPS is creating a new research hub in Latin AmericaTuesday 19 Aug 2014
By Adrian Smith
BLOG: A1 permits: unleashing contradictions in the party stateMonday 18 Aug 2014
By Ian Scoones
BLOG: Are we really tackling the challenge of improving livelihoods for poor farmers?Monday 18 Aug 2014
By Nathan Oxley
BLOG: Engaging parliamentarians on large scale land investments in AfricaMonday 18 Aug 2014
By Gaynor Paradza and Emmanuel Sulle
IDS in the press
Is climate change key to the spread of Ebola?Monday 18 Aug 2014
Melissa Leach is cited in CNBC in an article asking if climate change key to the spread of Ebola
Focus on Poverty: The hidden tragedy behind EbolaMonday 18 Aug 2014
Roger Williamson is republished in Thomson Reuters Foundation talking about the real tragedy behind the Ebola crisis in the failure of healthcare systems
Religious minority women of Iraq: time to speak up | openDemocracyFriday 15 Aug 2014
Mariz Tadros calls for feminists to speak up on the atrocities perpetrated on minority women's bodies in Iraq in Open Democracy