To celebrate the IDS/Sussex MA Gender & Development course's 30th year, we organised a 'Spotlight on Gender Justice' week 6-10 November 2017. It brought together alumni, students staff and friends to talk about gender justice; where we are now; where[…]
Blog: Missing men means shattered lives and transformed roles for women in Nigeria16 November 2017Tens of thousands of men and boys have disappeared since the conflict in Northeast Nigeria began eight years ago. The struggle and tenacity for survival, of[…]
Researchers, health commissioners, local government officials and health care providers from Brighton and Hove and China met to discuss how health and welfare systems can adapt to meet the realities of a rapidly growing older population.
Blog: Why the US is now more isolated than ever in the climate change fight 9 November 2017With Syria's announcement today that it will join the Paris Agreement on climate change, the US is the only country leaving this key[…]
Blog: Paradise Papers exposes feeble political attempts to end tax havens5 November 2017Huge new #ParadisePapers leak reveals how wealthy & powerful invest offshore. When companies and the super-rich don’t pay their fair share of tax, it’s the world’s poorest who[…]
The second international One Health Day is marked on Friday 3 November – drawing attention to the interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health. See our resources on this theme.
IDS and partners are showcasing work on accountability from two international research programmes, Making All Voices Count (MAVC) and Action for Empowerment and Accountability (A4EA), at this year’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Partners’ Forum.
This month IDS researchers have been commemorating Urban October as well as part of the implementation of the New Urban Agenda. Read their reflections on key themes such as affordable housing, safer cities, UN-Habitat, urban refugees, homelessness and decentralisation.
Blog: What to watch for at the UN’s climate change conference, COP23 in Bonn30 October 2017When the
Blog: How to end the male monopoly on peace: More seats at the table for women26 October 2017The continuing reality that men enjoy an almost exclusive role in peace processes defies both logic and evidence. This year's Open Debate on[…]
Despite important strides in the fight against poverty over the past two decades, child poverty remains widespread and persistent, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. From 23-25 October, policymakers, researchers and NGOs will come together to identify solutions for fighting child poverty[…]
Blog: Yemen: The struggle to reach aid in the world's worst cholera outbreak23 October 2017Yemen’s cholera outbreak is now the world’s worst on record, killing more than 2,100 people since 27 April, with more than 862,000.suspected cases. Oxfam Public Health[…]
It is with deep regret and sadness that we share the news that Professor Geoff Oldham (age 88) passed away on Sunday 1 October 2017.
Blog: Silent starvation in Chad's Lake Region16 October 2017Deprived of their livelihoods due to regional conflict, 335,000 people are on the edge of starvation in Chad. This powerful film documents the story of Adoum and Hadjara, who lost their 6[…]
In this rapidly changing world, development professionals now face a context in which political authority is fragmented, private (non-state) actors[…]
The Humanitarian Learning Centre (HLC) is a joint initiative of the Institute of Development Studies, the International Rescue Committee and[…]
Action for Empowerment and Accountability is an international research programme which explores how social and political action can contribute to[…]
With expertise in citizenship and participation, politics and economics, financial inclusion, employment and agriculture, IDS uses an interdisciplinary, critical development[…]
Healthcare inequality in Vietnam: the price of a kidneyOanh is a 27-year-old kidney dialysis patient who lives in Hanoi with[…]
Research on how IDS is engaging with Habitat III and The New Urban, Agenda together with key resources on urbanisation.
Teddy, Quechua leader from Peru: “We need formal land titles to protect our territory”For 40 years, the Quechua communities in[…]
IDS's rich history and current research projects on humanitarian relief and development.
Around 15 per cent the world’s population have some form of disability, at least 80 per cent of whom are[…]
An emergency for whom? The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa – migratory routes and development aid in Africa15 November[…]
Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya 8 November 2017This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance[…]
Uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement2 November 2017Climate change is already forcing people from their[…]
Redefining inclusive growth in Asia1 November 2017The last few decades have seen astonishing growth and poverty reduction across Asia, but[…]
This paper summarises the findings of mixed-methods research that was carried out in Rwanda as part of the ‘Balancing Unpaid[…]
How do public–private collaborations enable secure and inclusive rural economies? Alongside private sector investment, government provision of infrastructure, research and[…]
We have forgotten what happiness is: Youth perspectives on displacement and return in Qayyarah sub-district, Mosul19 October 2017The current internal[…]
Climate variability and change are affecting millions of poor people in Kenya, particularly in arid and semi-arid lands. Significant investments[…]
Financing women farmers13 October 2017Oxfam conducted research on government and donor investments in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines and[…]
This paper explores the progress of the Empowerment, Voice and Accountability for Better Health and Nutrition (EVA) project implemented by[…]
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