Are we sure that ecosystem services alleviate poverty?

Framing Debates about Poverty Reduction and Ecosystem Services


Farmer-led irrigation in Africa: driving a new Green Revolution?

A new open access review paper on farmer-led irrigation in Africa


Can national economic growth benefit poor rural areas of Africa?

Tanzania’s poses a typical but urgent development question


Is wildlife trafficking a threat to global security?

The value of the global illegal trade in wildlife ranks as the 3rd biggest illicit activity. But is it also a source of instability and a security threat because of its links to terrorism?


Collaboration in international development research: Disseminating findings and building partnerships

As part of #SIIDspotlight, Chris Flower discusses shifts in livelihoods in the Afar region of Ethiopia


Coffee Break: Potentials and Pitfalls for Meru Farmers’ Prosperity

Fifth and final blog from a series on Dan Brockington’s ESRC/DfID project: Exploring long-term livelihood change in Tanzania.