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13th August 2015
Jason Hickel makes the case that in order to solve poverty and ecological crisis we need to tackle endless growth head on.
13th August 2015
The dynamics of poverty and agro-food systems are a focus for research and policy engagement institute PLAAS.
24th July 2015
Around 400 development professionals, government officials, technical innovators, statisticians, researchers and data scientists gathered at the end of April in the Colombian city of Cartagena for the Cartagena Data Festival.
3rd July 2015
The Commission on the Status of Women is over for another year and feminists are demanding stronger political commitment.“The year 2015 is the start of a make-or-break period for gender equality and women’s empowerment. We have to complete the work of the last 20 years. There is a great deal of unfinished business.
23rd June 2015
International advocacy workshop opens up possibilities for collaboration on human rights, gender equality and unpaid care
23rd June 2015
The 68th session of the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) was opened in Geneva yesterday, May 18th, and will be taking place until May 26th, 2015. The Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO), and it is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States.
4th June 2015
This week we turn our attention to the HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communications Capacity (KMCC) Building initiative for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
4th June 2015
The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) highlights how water is an essential crosscutting theme when addressing climate change.
2nd June 2015
This week, we focus on The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP), New Delhi, India, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
2nd June 2015
This week, we focus on Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
28th May 2015
Ms. Phan Thi Hong Linh and Ms. Manini Sheker at Alive & Thrive Viet Nam write for Eldis on the strategies used to influence policy around infant and young child nutrition in Viet Nam.
28th May 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the post-2015 world will require healthy and well-nourished populations that contribute to economic growth and equitable development in all countries and across the globe.
28th May 2015
1st May 2015
What is the effect of government transfers on civil unrest?
24th April 2015
In the latest Eldis blog post, Kaday Mansaray Sibanda - VSO’s Regional Director for Southern Africa - shares VSO's experience with improving the lives of HIV positive offenders both inside prison and on their release.
23rd April 2015
The Women for Women International’s parliamentary briefing on women’s rights in Nigeria, which was held at the UK House of Lords in London, on February 25, opened with a discussion on the opportunities and challenges for 2015.
23rd April 2015
This blog post is part of a three-part series to be published over the COP20 event. Other posts will focus on sustainable energy and climate finance.

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