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Seeing Development through the People: A Conversation with Oxfam GB's CEO

“We need to keep the wellbeing of individuals we are serving at the forefront of our thinking.” More...

Photo by Leo Hidalgo: 'Research', CC BY-NC 2.0
Sexism in our Profession and the Challenges of Women in Foreign

My gender has never hindered my ability to conduct in-depth research all over the world. So why don’t more of my male colleagues recognize women’s… More...

South African Flag, Johannesburg, Paul Saad. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Perpsectives on African Unity

Prof Mammo Muchie talks about the 5th African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo which took place in May and makes his case for Sout… More...

Say for Development in a conversation with Richard Morgan
Why Care for Children? Say for Development's Conversation with Save the Children

Say for Development in conversation with the Director of Global Child Poverty Initiative at Save the Children More...

The Participants
LOGIN-IDS Learning Retreat on Civic Engagement, Accountability and Open Governance

"Power & politics, collaboration & conflict, are all parts of citizen state interactions; one has to understand and unpack different experiences in sp… More...

Say for Development talks to Melissa Leach
Touching Hearts and Minds Together: A Conversation with Melissa Leach

Find out what IDS Director, Melissa Leach, thinks about love, relationships, emotions and feelings in development. More...

Photo: Nacho Fradejas Garcia : ‘Manoseando’ (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Women and development: Who cares about care work?

"Care is good and society needs it to be able to function. Care work should no longer be taken for granted." More...

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Causes of Conflict in Afghanistan and the Role of Development

A Rough Draft through the Lens of a Povertician More...

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Rape - From a Male Perspective

This article offers a male perspective on rape in Afghanistan. More...

Early Alums publish newest books!

We are really pleased to share with you two new books from two Alums who were associated with IDS in its early days at the end of the 1960’s. More...

My Street, By David Weekly, CC BY 2.0
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Africa

Prof Mammo Muchie talks about the the importance of supporting Entrepreneurship, whilst Alumna Pauline Mujawamariya directs the Innovation Prizes for … More...

Say for Development in a conversation with Stephen Devereux and Keetie Roelen about social protectio
Say for Development's Conversation with IDS' Stephen Devereux & Keetie Roelen

A conversation with two co-Directors of the Centre for Social Protection, Stephen Devereux and Keetie Roelen. More...

Books of my livelihood; By Yu Morita CC BY-SA 2.0
WHY (CHEMICAL) CASTRATION WILL NOT END GENDER AND SEXUALITY BASED VIOLENCE IN INDONESIA

why arguing the case for chemical castration isn't the solution More...

Speaker and Organisers at the IDS50 Anniversary Colloquium, Nigeria
Report from Nigeria's Alumni IDS50 Anniversary Colloquium

Highlights of the seminar included pointed recommendations for government and other stakeholders to draw on lessons learnt from the trajectory of the … More...

Exeter College, Oxford (IMG_5375) Stories of Change CC BY 2.0
Alumni input to discussions by the LDCs Independent Expert Group on SDGs

Material from five of the Alumni IDS50 events is collated and shared with the LDC Independent Expert Group at London event More...

Books of my livelihood; By Yu Morita CC BY-SA 2.0
New Books from our Alums

Alums have shared with us recent publications: one an edited collection of STI academic papers, and the other a contribution to an anthology of Africa… More...

Activities: Annual Progress
Sanmat Annual Report

Sanmat: Leading Not for Profit started by IDS Alumni More...

News By Megan Trace, CC BY-NC 2.0
Spotted - IDS Alums in the UK news

In the past two days, we have spotted two international news articles in the British press featuring IDS Alums More...

Resistance is beautiful. By teofilo CC BY 2.0
Resisting in our free time: the state of civil society today

Young activists attend the CIVICUS International Civil Society Week—and come back disappointed. More...

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