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Interventions gone wrong: Learning from the failures we didn’t see coming

About the author: Thokozile Munthali, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer in the Government of Malawi. Thokozile was awarded a bursary to attend LIDC’s short course “Evaluation: From Innovation to Impact” ...
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Investigating the new virus

It was the beginning of lockdown in the UK. Schools had closed. Bedrooms became offices and Zoom took the place of meeting rooms. People scrambled to find a new way ...
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Women selling bananas

Zero chance for zero hunger?

  One of three living in chronic food insecurity. More than two million regularly relying on food handouts. During floods and droughts, this figure doubles. Last year, this was the ...
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Sniffing out the smell of Covid-19

Photo by James Barker on Unsplash Can sniffer dogs be used on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19? Professor James Logan at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ...
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Covid-19 update from LIDC

LIDC is committed to ensuring the safety of our staff, members and visitors. The outbreak of Covid-19 is unprecedented and developing rapidly. Our response must also be rapid. To minimise ...
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Education in emergencies: unknowns, evidence gaps and research needs

On Thursday 27 February 2020, LIDC hosted a roundtable panel discussion on the challenges of delivering education to children affected by conflict and crises. The event convened a panel of ...
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Is it time we stop worrying about biting off more than we can chew?

Committing to transform food systems in the next century   LIDC’s event on the future of food in January generated a lot of attention. From alarm bells of the dire ...
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Mental Health is Part of Everything We Do in Development

Mental health is everybody’s business Everyone has mental health, and mental health conditions can affect anyone. This alone should make mental health relevant to all of us working in international ...
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China: Predatory Lender or Development Partner in the Developing World?

All roads lead back to China The ancient Silk Road is experiencing a revival and reinvention through China’s ambitious infrastructure project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Arguably one of ...
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Seven facts you didn’t know about the global food landscape

Globally, food systems are facing a number of challenges, from climate change to a projected population of 10 billion people by 2050. Following LIDC and Nature Food's debate Beyond Foresight ...
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