Food Crisis, Lawrence Haddad on BBC News

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member Lawrence Haddad, Director of IDS, was interviewed about the food crisis for the BBC 10 O’clock News. Watch a video of the news item and read about what Mr Haddad said on the IDS website.

WHAT TO WATCH IN 2008

Mindful of the folly of predictions, Lawrence Haddad, director of the UK Institute of Development Studies, outlines the eight events and trends he will be watching to shape the development discourse in the next 12 months, from the US elections and Beijing Olympics to power transitions in Africa and the new philanthropists.

FARMER FIRST REVISITED KICKS OFF

After much organisation, anticipation and plenty of expresso coffee, 80 delegates from around the world have finally arrived at the Institute of Development Studies in Brighton, UK, for three days of reflection and debate about farmer participation in agricultural research. A live blog is up and running from the event, so check it out for…