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Experts reveal lessons from the frontline of innovation in international development

29 Apr 2016
Ben Ramalingam is quoted, about the new Nesta project 'Innovation for International Development'

Der Traum vom Ende der Armut

29 Apr 2016
Ben Ramalingam is quoted in article

Climate adaptation conference begins | Dhaka Tribune

29 Apr 2016
Terry Cannon spoke at the 10th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation in Dhaka on 25 April

8 Of The Biggest Irrigations Schemes In Africa

29 Apr 2016
Future Agricultures Consortium is cited as a source in article


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George Osborne has to tackle poverty to address antibiotic resistance

15 Apr 2016
Ahead of George Osborne’s speech to the IMF in Washington, where he will call for immediate and global action to address the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics, the Institute of Development Studies appeals for these efforts to be underpinned with a commitment to universal access to effective antibiotics.

Concerns for Sex Workers as PrEP Risks Replacing Condoms in HIV Prevention

04 Feb 2016
Policy makers and HIV agencies urgently need to ensure that PrEP complements existing prevention programmes and does not undermine condom use to protect the health of sex workers.

New open access journal aspires to “transform development knowledge”

03 Feb 2016
The IDS Bulletin has just been re-launched as an open access journal, making it more widely available to non-academic audiences and accessible to researchers globally, including from countries such as India who cannot access journals through initiatives such as the Research4Life, which provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online

Citizens’ voices need to be heard on climate and cities

28 Jan 2016
Citizens’ voices need to be heard on climate and cities, say researchers at launch of South Asia Sustainability Hub