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And the winners are… The Phiri Award Innovators of 2014

Tuesday 28 Oct 2014
Ian Scoones Zimbabweland blog on the Phiri Awards is republished in The Zimbabwean

And the winners are… The Phiri Award Innovators of 2014

Tuesday 28 Oct 2014
Ian Scoones Zimbabweland blog on the Phiri Awards is republished on Zimbabwe Situation

Umgang mit Ebola in Afrika: Ein Virus fällt nicht vom Himmel - taz.de

Tuesday 28 Oct 2014
Prof Melissa Leach cited in this article on origins of Ebola

Steps Centre Summer School On Pathways to Sustainability 2015 | Big News Network

Friday 24 Oct 2014
News story on STEPS forthcoming Summer School republished by the Big News Network

CHILE: ¿Es la carne de animales silvestres la causa del brote de ébola? - Negocios - Entorno Inteligente

Friday 24 Oct 2014
In this article on Ebola Prof Melissa Leach warns that negative coverage on bushmeat deters people from understanding the true risk of infection.

¿Es la carne de animales silvestres la causa del brote de Ébola? - lanacion.com  

Friday 24 Oct 2014
In this article on Ebola Prof Melissa Leach warns that negative coverage on bushmeat deters people from understanding the true risk of infection.
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New global tax dataset offers unprecedented opportunity for international comparability in government revenue, especially in developing countries

08 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.

Failure of governments and development agencies to work more effectively with business could leave millions living in poverty

11 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 reforms

29 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.