News & Blogs
UK tops rankings for tackling hunger and undernutrition19 Nov 2014
Latest findings from Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Donor Index (HANCI) show that the UK has topped the rankings and is making a clear effort in the fight against hunger and undernutrition.
John Gaventa appointed as new Director of Research at the Institute of Development Studies06 Oct 2014
Professor John Gaventa, former Chair of Oxfam GB and thought leader on power and participation, will be joining the new Senior Leadership Team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK as their Director of Research.
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.
Who cares about child rights governance?Thursday 27 Nov 2014
By Suralini Fernando
Against ‘agency’, an academic affectation that does not help development practiceMonday 24 Nov 2014
By David Booth, ODI
Tobacco: driving growth in local economiesMonday 24 Nov 2014
By Ian Scoones
Innovation choices in the face of uncertaintyMonday 24 Nov 2014
By Andy Stirling, SPRU
The precautionary principle must be retained, unless we are willing to be reckless with our common futureMonday 24 Nov 2014
By Rupert Read, Unversity of East Anglia
IDS in the press
allAfrica.com: Africa: Understanding Ebola - Launch of the Ebola Response Anthropology PlatformFriday 28 Nov 2014
Ebola Response Anthropology Platform (ERAP), in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies
Understanding Ebola: Launch of the Ebola Response Anthropology Platform - Liberia | ReliefWebThursday 27 Nov 2014
IDS news story on launch of Ebola Response Anthropology Platform is republished by ReliefWeb
Africa: Peak Youth - Seizing the MomentThursday 27 Nov 2014
AllAfrica republishes IRIN news story on recent UNFPA report which includes comments from IDS Researchers Pauline Oosterhoff and Deepta Chopra