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H5N1: Ebola in West Africa: Four misunderstandings

Tuesday 29 Jul 2014
IDS news story on Ebola is republished by CrofsBlogs

África, o novo celeiro do mundo - PÚBLICO

Monday 28 Jul 2014
Lidia Cabral is cited in Publico in a report about the beginning of the "green revolution" in Africa

Mugabe Permits No Help to New Farmers -

Monday 28 Jul 2014
Ian Scoones is cited in Hispanic Business in report 'Mugabe Permits No Help to New Farmers'

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Permits No Help to New Farmers

Monday 28 Jul 2014
Ian Scoones is quoted in All Africa in a report about the new land permits for resettled smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe

Mugabe permits no help to new farmers

Monday 28 Jul 2014
Ian Scoones is cited in New Zimbabwe in a report about Mugabe's refusal to offer new help to farmers

Women in Politics - Beyond Numbers - All Africa

Monday 28 Jul 2014
Jenny Edwards blog on women in politics is re-posted on All Africa

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Press Releases

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.

Professor Melissa Leach to assume leadership of the Institute of Development Studies, UK

05 Dec 2013
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has announced today that its Board of Trustees have appointed Professor Melissa Leach as the next Director of the Institute replacing Lawrence Haddad.

New report positions unpaid care work as a major human rights issue

01 Oct 2013
On Monday 7 October, ActionAid International, Institute of Development Studies, and Oxfam will host the UK launch of the UN Special Rapporteur’s report on unpaid care and women’s human rights.