IDS in the press
Ebola - is culture the real killer?30 Jan 2015
Briefing paper by Annie Wilkinson and Melissa Leach on Ebola is referenced in article on Allafrica.com
Focus on Poverty: The wild cards offering climate hope - SciDev.Net29 Jan 2015
Roger Williamson blog about climate change on SciDev.net
Gender abortion to be banned: why we oppose - Telegraph29 Jan 2015
IDS Fellow Hayley Macgregor writes to Telegraph Letters about gender abortion
allAfrica.com: Africa: How Property Tax Would Benefit Africa29 Jan 2015
ICTD working paper referenced in article on AllAfrica.com about property tax in Africa
2014 Global Go To Think Tank Ranking29 Jan 2015
IDS mentioned in article about Global Go To Think Tank Ranking on German website News02Elf.
UK initiative to enhance Africa’s research capacity29 Jan 2015
Article about the AURA project on University World News
UK tops rankings for tackling hunger and undernutrition19 Nov 2014
Latest findings from Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Donor Index (HANCI) show that the UK has topped the rankings and is making a clear effort in the fight against hunger and undernutrition.
John Gaventa appointed as new Director of Research at the Institute of Development Studies06 Oct 2014
Professor John Gaventa, former Chair of Oxfam GB and thought leader on power and participation, will be joining the new Senior Leadership Team at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK as their Director of Research.
New global tax dataset offers unprecedented opportunity for international comparability in government revenue, especially in developing countries08 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 poverty11 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.