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I'm going to Zimbabwe!

I’m pleased to say that this October (provisionally) I’ll be travelling to Zimbabwe on a placement with Progressio ICS! For just over two months, I’ll be staying with a host family while taking part in and observing the project currently in place. 69 more words


DFID Embarks on Achieving Citizen Driven Development in Nigeria

The Department for International Development(DFID) through its State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI) is building a tripartite relationship between the legislative, CSOs and the media to serve a common purpose of achieving Citizen Driven Development (CDD) in Nigeria.  401 more words


Ethiopia boosts its efforts to end child marriage and FGM/C by 2025 at the National Girl Summit 

By Wossen Mulatu

25 June 2015, Addis Ababa: Today, the Government of Ethiopia reiterated its commitment to put an end to child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) at the National Girl Summit held for the first time in its capital. 919 more words

Child Protection

Congratulations Chairman Stephen Twigg

on your appointment as International Development Select Committee Chairman. You have big shoes to fill–former chairman and my favourite Liberal Democrat Malcolm Bruce (Vince Cable was one of my favourites left a large legacy. 102 more words

International Development

Eating 'Ponmo' in Nigeria - put your money where your mouth is !

An exciting oxymoron

The thought of eating what technically should be your leather isn’t quite what one would imagine doing, or better yet making money from, yet Nigeria, and particularly Lagos, is proving otherwise. 798 more words

Growth And Livelihoods

The rise of antimicrobial resistance (lethal) and animal agriculture (critical): Their links in developing countries

E. coli with flagella (via Flickr / AJ Cann).

This Jun 2015, Evidence on Demand, an international development information hub supported by the UK Department for International Development ( 2,005 more words