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Agriculture Can’t Fulfil its Commitment to Nutrition Without Innovation

19 Dec 2014
Michael Loevinsohn writes for Landscapes, People, Food and Nature

Why raising taxes won't fix global inequality

17 Dec 2014
Article in Bloomberg Business Week cites the Global Government Revenue dataset, launched by the IDS-based International Centre for Tax and Development

Ebola: the epidemic’s next phase | OUPblog

15 Dec 2014
Annie Wilkinson post on Oxford University Press blog

Strong democratic structure is harbinger of economic development

11 Dec 2014
IDS Alumni Bisi Alabi writes for The Nigerian Guardian about democracy

Global Nutrition Report: Overcoming Hunger and Poverty

11 Dec 2014
The Bread for the World Institute blogs on the Global Nutrition Report

Processed food now a cause for higher incidence of NCDs

11 Dec 2014
Down to Earth cites research from Non-Communicable Disease and Development: Future Pathways Evidence report

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UK tops rankings for tackling hunger and undernutrition

19 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 Studies

06 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 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.