Healing from exile: mental health of displaced people
Development news

Healing from exile: mental health of displaced people

68.5 million. That’s the number of forcibly displaced people in the world in 2018. Displaced people deal with violence, loss, precariousness and the daily uncertainty of tomorrow. They find a source of resilience in psychosocial support.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  March 21, 2019
Press Review

The development press review March 21, 2019

A mocking Algerian youth, victorious Moroccan women or tweets calling out the state of Tunisian health structures… This week’s development press review takes an interest in the current Maghrebi and Middle Eastern struggles for a better tomorrow.
ID4D editorial staff
“The forest is delivering climate services”
Interview

“The forest is delivering climate services”

The Surinamese forest absorbs 8.8 million tons of carbon each year. John Goedschalk, Executive Director of the NGO Conservation International Suriname, wants to combine conservation and economic development to favor green growth.
John Goedschalk
The development press review - March 7, 2019
Press Review

The development press review - March 7, 2019

A deteriorated planet, industries based on child labor, corrupted and seemingly irrevocable leaders… this press review focuses on the different loads an increasingly politically involved youth is forced to carry.
ID4D editorial staff
HIV/AIDS: discrimination fuels propagation
Development news

HIV/AIDS: discrimination fuels propagation

1.8 million people have been newly infected by HIV in 2017. With all the means deployed to fight this disease since the 1990s, how is this still possible? The prevalence of various types of discrimination facing people living with HIV/AIDS is one of the answers.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  February 21, 2019
Press Review

The development press review February 21, 2019

Following the release of the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International, this press review focuses on corruption. It is seen as a major cause of crises, as “corruption chips away at democracy” (Patricia Moreira, Managing Director of the NGO).
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  February 7, 2019
Press Review

The development press review February 7, 2019

Whether ecological, energetic, demographic or political, this press review sheds a light on the transitions, which are at the center of sustainable development.
ID4D editorial staff
Genital mutilations: ending the female ordeal
Development news

Genital mutilations: ending the female ordeal

Girls, teenagers, young women, on the eve of their wedding or during a trip… Three million women are mutilated each year. Right before the International day of Zero tolerance to female genital mutilations (FGM), iD4D takes stock of the situation.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  January 17, 2019
Press Review

The development press review January 17, 2019

It may seem like there aren’t many reasons to remain optimistic in 2019, but this isn’t completely true. Our January Development press review casts a glance over the last months of 2018 and gives you a taste of what’s coming.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  December 20, 2018
Press Review

The development press review December 20, 2018

World leaders’ indifference, the impacts of climate change on our health, the vulnerability of developing countries, the rise of ecological feminism… Our December 20th development press review takes stock of climate change following the end of COP24.
ID4D editorial staff
The Seed War: food biodiversity against corporations
Development news

The Seed War: food biodiversity against corporations

Three-quarters of the world’s food is generated from 12 plants and 5 animal species. Agrobiodiversity gets less attention than animal biodiversity, but it’s nonetheless threatened by major corporations that have built economic monopolies in the seed market.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  December 6, 2018
Press Review

The development press review December 6, 2018

The rise in inequalities – whether they are based on gender, the economy or race – hinders development and social link all over the world. From the new theories in economy to the requests of a revolted people, our December 6th development press review tackles the latest news concerning...
ID4D editorial staff
Cécile Duflot : “There is nothing inevitable about inequality”
Interview

Cécile Duflot : “There is nothing inevitable about inequality”

Since 2015, despite the adoption of the SDGs, including n°10 on inequality, inequalities are increasing. Cécile Duflot takes a look at the dynamics of wealth distribution in both emerging and developing countries and in rich countries.
Cécile Duflot
The fight against inequalities: A state of emergency
Publication

The fight against inequalities: A state of emergency

ID4D gives the floor to 11 development experts on inequality. They address the different aspects of inequality and present solutions that can be implemented to tackle them.
Rémy Rioux, Nora Lustig, Cécile Duflot, Murray Leibbrandt, Céline Guivarch, Samir Aita, Racha Ramadan, Gaël Giraud, Gilles Yabi, Stephan Klasen, Francis Akindès, Nadine Poupart , Gabriela Ramos, ID4D editorial staff
Animal Biodiversity: saving the remaining species
Development news

Animal Biodiversity: saving the remaining species

The losses in biodiversity have never been as fast nor as dramatic. Nonetheless, scientists and organizations fight on. Save endangered species, restore animal communities, return their habitats to them: it’s still possible.
ID4D editorial staff
The development press review  November 22, 2018
Press Review

The development press review November 22, 2018

From the famine in Yemen to the rise of African agribusiness, this selection of news focuses on the links between food and development.
ID4D editorial staff
“One Health”: Rethinking health at the human-animal-ecosystem interface
Interview

“One Health”: Rethinking health at the human-animal-ecosystem interface

The “One Health” approach invites us to think differently of health. Explanations below on this view of the interdependence between human beings, animals and ecosystems.
Nadège Legroux
Development press review November 8, 2018
Press Review

Development press review November 8, 2018

State disengagements, destruction of biodiversity, health investments in Africa… Our October 2018 selection of news questions the responsibility of states concerning issues of development.
ID4D editorial staff
IPCC report: “The more we let the climate will go adrift, the more the world will be unjust.”
Interview

IPCC report: “The more we let the climate will go adrift, the more the world will be unjust.”

Henri Waisman, a senior climate researcher at IDDRI and specialist in long-term low-carbon development paths, takes a look at the IPCC special report on the 1.5°C objective, of which he is one of the authors.
Henri Waisman
Development press review 18 October 2018
Press Review

Development press review 18 October 2018

On the heels of IPPC’s release of the climate emergency report, iD4D is devoting the entire press review to the climate, an overview of the questions raised by the upheavals to come.
ID4D editorial staff
Climate change impacts the fight against inequalities
Interview

Climate change impacts the fight against inequalities

The issue of the fight against climate change is not sufficiently correlated with the economic reality. For Céline Guivarch, economist at CIRED, the fight against climate change is linked to the fight against inequalities.
Céline Guivarch
The development press review  October 4, 2018
Press Review

The development press review October 4, 2018

Chinafrica, the Arctic subsoil which threatens to further warm the earth, and global literacy progress: a selection of development news highlights from September 2018.
ID4D editorial staff
Jason Hickel: “We can end poverty by changing the rules of the global economy”
Interview

Jason Hickel: “We can end poverty by changing the rules of the global economy”

Dr. Jason Hickel, economist and specialist on inequalities, published in 2017 The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions. He examines solutions to reverse the development dynamics and eradicate poverty on a global scale.
Jason Hickel
The fight against Non-Communicable Diseases: a global emergency
Opinion

The fight against Non-Communicable Diseases: a global emergency

Just 10 years ago, infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria were the main worldwide threat for health. But today, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease, which only receive 2% of the total financing allocated by international health...
Stéphane Besançon, Marion Nestle, Pierre Salignon, Gaël Giraud