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  • Are Chickens Really Answer to Poverty?

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    13 June 2016

    Despite the bold claims and Bill Gates' donation of 100,000 chickens to countries with high poverty levels, OU research suggests the answer isn't so simple.

  • Could Indigenous Knowledge Hold Key to Reducing Wildfires?

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    26 May 2016

    Research suggests the fire-management skills of Indigenous peoples not only prevent large-scale wildfires, but maintain local cultures, too.

  • Ensuring Industrialisation in Tanzania Benefits All

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    16 May 2016

    As new government prioritises industrial development for social transformation, high-level REPOA workshop helps deepen policy dialogue.

  • Devolution and the UK Economy

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    25 April 2016

    High-profile launch of book that offers insights into the economic impact of the decentralisation linked to devolution.

  • Why Are Danes Happiest People on the Planet?

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    30 March 2016

    New book argues for alternative approach to policy and practice in health, education and economics, and offers fresh blueprint to assess progress.


  • Combining Media and Election Forensics Enables Fresh Look at Fraud

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    24 March 2016

    As Mozambique faces a return to war, a unique project brings journalists and statisticians together to test the outcome of the elections.

  • UN High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines

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    4 March 2016

    IKD responds to call on how best to tackle misalignment between rights of inventors, human rights law, trade rules and global health objectives.

  • Challenging Female Stereotypes

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    12 February 2016

    Book offering new global look at how women are presented in African oral literature helps overturn stereotypes.


  • Southern Regional Organisations and Pro-Poor Goals

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    25 January 2016

    New PRARI publications explore role regional alliances can play in tackling global poverty and promoting socially equitable, inclusive development.

  • Adolescence, Youth and Gender: Conference and Call for Papers

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    19 January 2016

    Key conference will explore relationship of adolescence, youth and gender to international development and the implications for policy and programming.