23.02.17

Famine doesn’t just ‘happen’ – and those who cause it must be held to account

Food has long been used as an instrument of power

25.01.17

Are we sure that ecosystem services alleviate poverty?

Framing Debates about Poverty Reduction and Ecosystem Services

27.07.16

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.

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.

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.

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.