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Shantytown in Chittagong, Bangladesh
25 February 2016

Bangladesh has some of the world's leading climate change experts, but to try to head off its disastrous effects they're forced to connive in tales of refugees.

Aedes mosquito and Mesocyclops image
3 February 2016

Decision-makers have a clear choice: an expensive, foreign-controlled approach, or a community-owned solution that relies on naturally occurring predators.


Community_Owned_Solutions_Tomatoes image
12 January 2016

Rather than tradition versus progress, a community-owned solutions approach is about control and who decides which practices should be supported.


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21 December 2015

As the UK government delivers its spending plans for the next five years, a number of controversial cuts are on the cards.

Community-Owned Solutions poster image
3 December 2015

To prevent generic approaches to development that undermine existing local solutions, marginalised groups must be involved in decision-making.

Money image
17 September 2015

Corbyn has proposed giving the Bank of England a new mandate to invest, but Alan Shipman argues the track record of this approach makes it hard to swallow.

Invest in Sharing image
29 July 2015

Could the sharing economy bring about the end of capitalism - or simply further reduce quality of life for many within society?

Britain pensions image
29 July 2015

The new government’s financial plans - including a major change to the taxation of dividends and pension tax reliefs - should put savers on alert.

Innogen policy
26 June 2015

While standards help ensure safety, they can also act as barriers to market entry. A look at the contentious issue of regulation's impact on health delivery.

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7 May 2015

Could a new breed of 'eco-drones' offer a cost-effective and accessible way for communities to monitor deforestation and environmental degradation?