Who Does the Research on Aid Effectiveness? It Matters.

Accepted knowledge about what works, and what doesn’t, plays a critical role in decisions about aid, particularly at a time when donors face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness ...
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Recent Graduate: My Experience of Working Against Human Trafficking in India

Working against human trafficking is demanding and the experiences are often emotionally draining. It exposes you to the rigours of development at the most challenging and intellectual levels, to many true, ugly ...
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Upcoming Debate on Short Term Volunteering Abroad, Does it do More Harm Than Good? Save the date!

Save the date! We have an exciting event coming up! On Wednesday 11th October 2017 the fourth debate of the LIDC & The Guardian upcoming Development Debate Series will take place at LSHTM. ...
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Register now for the LIDC Evaluation for Development Programmes Short Course!

Our hugely popular Evaluation for Development Programmes short course returns for a third year, taking place from 13th-17th November 2017! Bursaries are available. Impact evaluation is an increasingly important part of ...
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LIDC members launch new research network on Public Private Partnerships

We are excited to announce that LIDC members have formed a new research network, Equalities in Public Private Partnerships (EQUIPPPS), led by LIDC member and Birkbeck Senior Lecturer Jasmine Gideon. ...
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