IDS staff or research student

Simon Maxwell - Emeritus Fellow

Green Transformations; Emeritus Fellows
E: s.maxwell@emeritus.ac.uk

This is the front cover to IDS Rapid Response Briefing 14, 'What Role Does the European Union Play in International Development?'

What Role Does the European Union Play in International Development?

IDS Rapid Response Briefing 14 (2016)

As a body of 28 member states and with a combined GDP of close to US$20tn, greater than that of the US, the actions of the European Union (EU) have the potential to impact heavily – either negatively or positively – on international development cooperation. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Global Implications of Somalia 2011 for Famine Prevention, Mitigation and Response

Global Food Security Special Issue on the Somalia Famine of 2011-2012 (2012)

The famine in Somalia 2011–2012 is a call for critical reflection and improvement. To summarize the main conclusions, while the emergence of a food security crisis in the Greater Horn of Africa in 2011 was well predicted, inadequate measures were taken to prevent, mitigate and respond to this crisis. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is the only region in the world currently facing both widespread chronic food insecurity and threats of famine. Why is this so and what can be done? More details

IDS publications on international development research

Poverty and Social Exclusion in North and South

IDS Bulletin 29.1 (1998)

This issue of the Bulletin forms one of the first attempts to ask how relevant is the new writing on social exclusion that has been largely in and about the North, to the large body of work on poverty and poverty reduction in the South. More details

This is the cover of a Working Paper

Poverty and Social Exclusion in North and South

IDS Working Paper 55 (1997)

The debate on 'social exclusion' has mostly taken place in developed countries, but closely mirrors the debate on 'poverty' in developing countries: both stress the problem of multiple deprivation, the psycho-social factors, and the importance of agency and participation in the widest sense. More details