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Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund

01 Dec 2016
Melissa Leach is appointed to expert advisory board to support the Global AMR Innovation Fund, StartUpper Startup News

Develop tax policies to benefit women: African govts urged

25 Nov 2016
Coverage of the tax workshop in Accra convened by the International Centre for Tax and Development - published in the Ghanaian Times

The Politics of Sustainability and Development

25 Nov 2016
South-South News republish this IDS news story

Tax practitioners discuss ‘Gender and Tax in Africa'

22 Nov 2016
B&FT Online cover the recent Gender and Tax in Africa workshop convened by the International Centre for Tax and Development.

Millions still Slaves to Fashion

22 Nov 2016
Article highlights a report by IDS showing that investment by C&A Foundation in the Freedom Fund's hotspot approach is making a difference in tackling modern slavery.

Dial ‘N’ for Nutrition?

22 Nov 2016
Horti Daily highlight a new IDS publication: Dial 'N' for Nutrition? A Landscape Analysis of What We Know About m-Nutrition, m-Agriculture and m-Development

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Innovative Research Helps Rwanda Raise $9m in Tax Revenue

01 Dec 2016
For the first time, a study has been carried out in Africa, generating important research findings and helping to raise an additional $9 million USD in tax revenue for Rwanda.

Growing access to online porn is changing sex education In developing countries

22 Nov 2016
Online pornography has become the predominant channel through which young women and men are learning about sex, not only in the developed world but in developing countries too.

New frontier technologies can transform lives of poorest if governments, businesses and communities work together

31 Oct 2016
New technologies including drones, 3D printers and crowdsourcing could significantly improve the lives of the world’s poorest, says a new report launched today by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

New Gates and DFID-funded research to help African governments increase tax revenue and decrease their dependence on aid

28 Oct 2016
The Gates Foundation and UK Department for International Development have recently granted over £3million in funding to the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) for research and capacity building that will help African governments raise tax revenue more effectively and equitably.