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Who’s who in the Darwin Initiative?

By Lesley King

As this is my first blog for the Darwin Initiative I thought I’d do a nice intro to myself. Then I thought – well why not introduce the rest of the team! 1,242 more words


Soils for life: Some cautionary tales for the International Year of Soils

You may not know, but 2015 is the International Year of Soils. Soils are of course vitally important for agriculture and livelihoods, but they often go unsung and are routinely uncared for. 1,236 more words


A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Sonnie Ekwowusi has faulted the new abortion Bill. The Public Hearing on the new abortion Bill comes up at the Senate on Monday March 2, 2015. 322 more words

Bea talks through What SIDShare can do for you!

Throughout my three years of studying Human Geography at Sheffield University I developed a keen interest in international development, going on to write my dissertation about the global narratives that shape perceptions on the developing world, and also travelling to Kenya on the development field class. 339 more words

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Post-Girl Child Summit: Let's Talk Education System

This post is written by Sam Agona

The first ever Girl Summit was held in July 2014. It was hosted by the UK Government and UNICEF. 493 more words


ICAI Report on Fragile States

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has published a report today, ‘Assessing the Impact of the Scale-up of DFID’s Support to Fragile States’.

ICAI Report on Fragile States.


Why I’m blogging about biodiversity and poverty

There are lots of bloggers already writing about biodiversity (e.g Earth Watch Institute’s “Unlocked” Blog) and poverty (e.g. The Guardian’s “Poverty matters” Blog), there’s even some that are writing about them both (for example see Dilys Roe’s blog on “ 868 more words