The Land of Potatoes, Tea and Trees: ‘Roots’ Out of Poverty?

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


Key moments from the IDS 50 Conference: States, Markets & Society

Ellie Chowns reflects on key debates from the IDS 50 Conference.


An Uncomfortable Cosiness: The Oslo REDD+ Exchange

Rob Hardie looks at structural failures and potential solutions following the 2016 REDD+ Oslo Exchange.


Building Civil Society in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Dan Hammett is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography. In April 2016, he was awarded SIID seedcorn funding to support a project exploring nascent civil society in post-genocide Rwanda.


The trend towards sustainable food systems calls for a change in scientific research rationale

A guest blog from Nicolas Bricas, Director of the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair.


Research as political scrutiny

Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.