06.04.16

Poor Numbers

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

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.

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.

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.

19.02.16

World Day of Social Justice 2016

As we mark the World Day of Social Justice on the 20th February 2016, members of SIID have been exploring this expansive topic. Join us on our tour via this interactive blog.

16.02.16

UNESCO Chair on World Food Systems – an open space without boundaries

In this guest post, Nicolas Bricas (CIRAD) and Damien Conare (Montpelier SupAgro) discuss the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair, arguing it is a space for research and exchange geared towards inventing and promoting alternative food systems.