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Virginia Film Festival 2016 - Charlottesville, VA

30 Sep 2016
Documentary film featuring John Gaventa about the coalfield regions in eastern Kentucky and South Wales and the transition away from fossil fuels

Seed entrepreneurship critical to agricultural growth

30 Sep 2016
Report on the Integrated 'Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Africa Synthesis Conference' in Nairobi co-hosted by Future Agricultures Consortium

Lessons from UK-RI research collaboration

30 Sep 2016
Letter written to the Jakarta post, by Inka Barnett and IDS alum Deviana Wijaya Dewi

Green Revolution and grey nutrition?

30 Sep 2016
Article about LANSA

The elephant in the room (part 1): The state and sectarian violence

30 Sep 2016
Article cites Mariz Tadros and her book 'Copts at the Crossroads'

Will white farmers in Zambia feed Zimbabwe?

30 Sep 2016
Ian Scoones blog

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Press Releases

New report warns of dangers of fast-food spread in developing countries

09 Sep 2016
New report warns of dangers of fast-food spread in developing countries Oxfam/IDS research reveals unhealthy eating habits, unsafe food and dangerous jobs are hidden cost of recent global food price crisis

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.