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Photovoice: Lives of the Women and Children of the Indian Sundarbans

29 May 2015
Future Health Systems launch a photovoice and documentary film collection on the lives of women and children of the Indian sundarbans

Cash with nutrition education has greatest impact on child nutrition

29 May 2015
WFP press release on the Transform Nutrition research initiative on cash transfers and nutrition education

International panel of experts on Sustainable Food Systems launches first report

27 May 2015
AllAfrica re-posts IDS blog about the launch of the recently launched. iPES-Food report, 'The new science of sustainable food systems'.

TAX - How do we make it fair?

27 May 2015
IDS professor Mick Moore is interviewed about fair taxation ahead of the Financing for Development event in Addis Ababa in July

Hungry For Homework | The Indian Express

22 May 2015
IDS PhD Student Yashodhan Ghorpade writes for Indian Express on child labour amendments in India.

Shortlist announced for Celebrating Impact Prize

22 May 2015
Ian Scoones is shortlisted for the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize recognising 50 years of research making a difference

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Rising powers key to future of global sustainable development

22 Apr 2015
As intergovernmental negotiations around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discussions on future financing for development continue this week in New York, leading development experts from Brazil, China, India, and the UK are coming together in Beijing to discuss the role of the rising powers in defining and implementing a new era of global sustainable development.

New research reveals the unique contribution of volunteers in ending global poverty

17 Mar 2015
New research on the valuable, yet often understated, contribution of volunteers in the fight against poverty is being released today by VSO and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

New initiative calls for radical rethink of international development

25 Feb 2015
The global response to the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa has highlighted the failings of governments, international organisations and other development bodies, including non-governmental organisations (NGOs), to build strong, resilient societies, according to an IDS initiative launched today.