06.04.16

Poor Numbers

Morten Jerven – keynote at our SIID Annual Lecture & Postgraduate Conference – discusses the problems of ‘poor numbers’.

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30.03.16

New global goals, new mindsets?

In this guest blog Tony German, Strategic Advisor at Development Initiatives, discusses the SDGs, inequality and the Data Revolution.

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24.03.16

Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood

In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.

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18.03.16

Part One: Are we there yet? Has our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date?

In a series of blogs, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO, Hope and Homes for Children, challenges some of the widely held views on poverty, childhood & the role of aid in addressing child poverty. In this re-blog, the first in the series, he asks if our definition of poverty reached its sell-by date.

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08.03.16

The politics of toilet building in the Indian Himalayas

SIID Research Affiliate Richard Axelby discusses the challenges to ending open defecation in Himachal Pradesh, part of the National Government’s ‘Clean India’ campaign.

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04.03.16

Nutrition transition in South African cities

In the context of South Africa’s “triple burden” of disease, urban anthropometric patterns are not changing in the same way for everyone.

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