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New research shows that some of the poorest developing countries are showing the greatest political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition11 Apr 13
According to new research published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition, whilst economic powerhouses such as India and Nigeria are failing some of their most vulnerable citizens.
Leading experts argue that, from Congo to Mali, efforts to restore human security should start at the community level23 Jan 13
At a time of increasing foreign intervention in conflict-affected states in Africa, new research from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) suggests that efforts to restore human security in these countries must start at the community level rather than at the national level.
Refocusing on youth and agriculture for Africa’s ‘lost generation’07 Nov 12
Agriculture policies in many African countries are failing to recognise the true needs and priorities of their young people, say authors of new research published today by the Institute of Development Studies.
BLOG: ‘Squeezed’: how are poor people adjusting to life in a time of food price volatility?Thursday 23 May 2013
By Naomi Hossain
BLOG: ‘Middle Cities’ – Are we forgetting to nurture the engines of our future growth?Thursday 23 May 2013
By Jaideep Gupte
BLOG: Between Puff and Plunder: The evidence on business and nutritionThursday 23 May 2013
By Lawrence Haddad
BLOG: The good and bad news from Pakistan's May 2013 electionsWednesday 22 May 2013
By Shandana Khan Mohmand
BLOG: If we want to tackle hunger and undernutrition, we must invest more in agricultureTuesday 21 May 2013
Guest blog by Lord Cameron of Dillington, Chair of the APPG on Agriculture and Food for Development
IDS in the press
The slow burn of food prices is squeezing the world dryThursday 23 May 2013
New Statesman cover the IDS-Oxfam report 'Squeezed'.
Exclusive: Transparency, trade and tax - a G8 action planThursday 23 May 2013
Mick Moore, IDS Research Fellow, and Jeffrey Owens, OECD's former head of tax, write this exclusive piece for the International Tax Review
Food prices squeezing poor people and driving social change by stealthThursday 23 May 2013
New IDS/Oxfam report featured on relief web