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Bombay News - 'One-third India's women, children underweight'

Friday 31 Oct 2014
Transform Nutrition Conference cited in Bombay News

'One-third India's women, children underweight' -

Friday 31 Oct 2014
Transform Nutrition conference cited in ABP Live

Why we need to work ‘Together for Nutrition’ | AidNews

Friday 31 Oct 2014
AidNews reposts Transform Nutrition blog on their conference 'Working Together for Nutrition'

Report on riots and food rights presented in UK House of Commons | Down To Earth

Friday 31 Oct 2014
Launch of "Food Riots and Food Rights: The Moral and Political Economy of Accountability for Hunger" is reported in Down to Earth

Ebola: Is Bushmeat Behind the Outbreak?

Thursday 30 Oct 2014
IDS Director, Melissa Leach is quoted in this Voice of America article on Ebola.

'One-third India's women, children underweight'

Thursday 30 Oct 2014
Transform Nutrition cited

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New global tax dataset offers unprecedented opportunity for international comparability in government revenue, especially in developing countries

08 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 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.