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Vivienne Benson

Communications Officer

Research

Project

Inclusion Works

The Inclusion Works programme is testing innovative ways to improve economic empowerment and inclusion for people with disabilities, enabling them to find employment and earn a living. Launched in June 2019, Inclusion Works runs in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda. Funded by UK aid,...

Project

The Impact Initiative

Five year initiative that seeks to maximise the impact of research funded by the ESRC DFID Strategic Partnership.

Opinions

Opinion

IDS Joins the Health Systems Global Team

Ahead of the fourth Global Symposia on Health Systems Research (HSR2016) hosted by Health Systems Global (HSG) in Canada, November, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has taken on the role to provide communications for HSG and the Global Symposia.

29 February 2016

Publications

Vivienne Benson’s recent work

News

DFID funds programme on Children’s Harmful Work in African Agriculture

The majority of children’s work in Africa is within the agricultural sector. However, there is insufficient evidence on the prevalence of harmful children’s work across different agricultural value chains, farming systems and agro-ecologies. Furthermore, little is understood about the...

16 October 2019

News

UNGA74: governments must commit to social science for ‘health for all’

As global leaders come together for the 74th UN General Assembly, a major focus will be the High-Level Meeting: ‘Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World’ on 23 September. This is a global opportunity to mobilise the highest political support for the achievement...

19 September 2019

News

IDS Bulletin asks whose power matters when it comes to food?

As debates around plant-based diets for the health of the planet continue to occupy public and political discourse, the latest IDS Bulletin argues that there is an urgent need to understand the diverse perspectives involved in the food system for a sustainable future. Drawing attention to the...

2 September 2019