Thursday, 31 October 2013

Overseas Development Institute (ODI) newsletter 31 October 2013

Improving maternal health: Nepal's story
As the World Health Summit convenes, new research explores the remarkable progress of Nepal, which, despite a decade of conflict, reduced its maternal-mortality ratio by half.
7 Nov event - How to pay for a greener future?
Ahead of the UN global climate talks in Warsaw, we are hosting a global conversation on climate change with The Guardian's Global Development site to explore what's at stake for poor countries.Register to attend or watch online. 
Podcast: disasters, UK development politics and structural transformation
In this month's podcast we explore the relationship between poverty and disasters, assess the place of development in UK politics and ask what we know for sure about structural transformation in low-income countries.
Lessons from the US Government shutdown
Bryn Welham looks at why understanding national budgets – and their intrinsic link to a country’s politics – is a crucial question for development.
EU membership: costs and benefits for the UK in development
Mikaela Gavas considers whether EU membership offers the UK a collective advantage – or if it is an ineffective compromise – on development.
World Conference on Humanitarian Studies
Watch the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium’s video from the WCHS of people’s perceptions of access to services, livelihoods and governance in Nepal and DRC.


Forthcoming events

No comments:

Post a Comment