January 12, 2016
Africa: Eldis Celebrates Twenty Years of Global Knowledge Sharing
2016 heralds an exciting year for IDS. Not only are we marking our fiftieth anniversary, but one of our longest running projects, Eldis, celebrates its twentieth year as a global… Read more »
January 08, 2016
Africa: Is Agriculture the Answer to the Africa Youth Unemployment Challenge?
Is agriculture the sector of opportunity for youth in sub-Saharan Africa? Read more »
December 14, 2015
Africa: Ensuring Developing Countries Benefit From Big Data
With 90 percent of data in existence created in just the last two years and the quantity doubling every two years, a new policy briefing 'Ensuring Developing Countries Benefit from… Read more »
December 16, 2015
Africa: Developing Countries At Risk of Missing Out On Big Data Benefits
An international bill of data rights and investment in ICT skills and infrastructure are needed to prevent developing countries missing out on benefits from the 'digital… Read more »
December 14, 2015
Africa: Is Responsible Tax Behaviour the Next Frontier of CSR?
In the past decades, the evolution of international norms has led fair labour practices and environmental sustainability to become core parts of corporate social responsibility. Is… Read more »
October 29, 2015
Africa: Former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Lin Calls for China - UK - Africa Cooperation to Promote Growth
IDS and Chair of the International Select Committee hosted a discussion on how the UK and China can work together to tackle global challenges Read more »
Africa: Is India At Risk of Another Microfinance Crisis?
Five years after the tragic events leading to Andhra Pradesh's microfinance meltdown, a new book argues that, far from empowering the poor, microloans create new forms of social… Read more »
October 21, 2015
Africa: Closer Cooperation Between UK and China Critical to Reducing Poverty and Accelerating Sustainability
Researchers at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) are taking steps to strengthen relationships with leading experts on development in China, as part of an overall strategy… Read more »
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