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Turn waste into energy says Tearfund, after sewage row in Rio's waters

19 Aug 2016
Report, Virtuous Circle: How the circular economy can create jobs and save lives in low and middle-income countries, published jointly by Tearfund and the Institute of Development Studies

Calenda - Revenir à la terre ?

19 Aug 2016
Fairhead, James, Melissa Leach and Ian Scoones, "Green Grabbing: a new appropriation of nature?" Journal of Peasant Studies is cited

Algorithmic Governmentality: Techo-optimism & the Move towards the Dark Side

19 Aug 2016
IDS Bulletin article 'The Dark Side of Digital Politics: Understanding the Algorithmic Manufacturing of Consent and the Hindering of Online Dissidence', is cited.

PM Modi made these 8 Promises on I-Day 2015, Look at the Progress

19 Aug 2016
Article by MA Gender student Devanik Saha in Business Insider India

8 Promises Modi Made On I-Day 2015: Some Met, Some Works-In-Progress

19 Aug 2016
Article by MA Gender student Devanik Saha

Open essay: a better approach to child work

12 Aug 2016
IDS' Justin Flynn, Yashodhan Ghorpade and Keetie Roelen contribute to joint letter calling for the UN to consider its position on child labour on openDemocracy website.

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Ground-breaking new research informs Ghana’s national plan of action on domestic violence

17 Aug 2016
Nearly one in three women and one in five men are experiencing domestic violence in Ghana and young people are most at risk, says new research published today.

Institute of Development Studies awarded highest rating for funding transparency

28 Jun 2016
Transparify awards Institute highest possible rating for transparency around sources of funding.

IDS-led team wins first prize for social science response to Ebola

22 Jun 2016
The Ebola Response Anthropology Platform and the related Ebola: lessons for development initiatives led by Professor Melissa Leach at the Institute of Development Studies have won the prestigious Economic and Social Research Council Outstanding International Impact Prize for their rapid and effective response during the epidemic.

Leading experts recast lens on how states, markets and society will shape new development era

15 Jun 2016
On 5-6 July some of the world’s leading experts will join together at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) to take part in an international conference on ‘States, markets and society in a reconfigured world: Defining a new era for development’.