WE’RE IN THE IDS ANNUAL REPORT

By Nathan Oxley, STEPS Communications Assistant The STEPS Centre is mentioned twice in the beautifully interactive Annual Report of the Institute of Development Studies. The Knowledge, Technology and Society section of the report cites our New Manifesto project, and Kamal Kar is quoted on our 2011 Water Symposium. The report’s a good way of getting…

NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES: AN INDICATOR OF GREATER SHIFTS

By Hayley MacGregor, STEPS Centre member The UN High-level Summit on Non-communicable Diseases now underway comes at an important moment for the development community. With just over 50 per cent of the world now living in cities, and with the percentage of the global population over 60 years of age expected to double by 2050,…