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18 August 2014 - Blog

Why STEPS is creating a new research hub in Latin America

I am in Buenos Aires for the ESOCITE/4S conference, which is bringing together Latin American scholars in Science & Technology Studies and visitors from the USA, Europe and other regions...
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18 August 2014 - Water & Sanitation

The road to 2015: experiences and challenges from Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

by Kamal Kar, Founder of the Community-Led Total Sanitation Foundation I was recently invited to IDS as part of an EPSRC-funded solid waste management project, ‘A Global Solution to Protect...
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15 August 2014 - Blog

India’s risks: forging a new multidisciplinary debate

by Raphaelle Moor A prospective superpower, India is grappling with a host of risks that threaten to hamper its progress towards becoming a more economically successful, egalitarian, safe and harmonious...
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14 August 2014 - Blog

Recordando el Plan de Lucas: que nos puede decir el movimiento para producción social útil sobre la innovación inclusiva hoy?

This post is a translated and edited version of an article first published in English on the Guardian’s Political Science blog En enero de 1976 los trabajadores de Lucas Aerospace...
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13 August 2014 - Agriculture & Food

Livelihood pathways after land reform in Zimbabwe

Understanding livelihood pathways requires sustained fieldwork in particular sites in order to understand what changes and why. Systematic longitudinal studies are sadly rare in many developing country settings. Project grants...
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