Institute of Development Studies
IDS is a unique centre for research, learning and communicating on development. Working with a wide network of southern and northern partners, it generates, manages and shares knowledge to influence development policy and to enable all people, the powerless in particular, to have a greater say in the decisions that affect their lives and livelihoods. • hosts a range of innovative web-based information services on development issues, incl. the British Library for Development Studies, Eldis, BRIDGE and id21 • offers 7 Masters courses in development, as well as a DPhil programme • produces regular publications such as the IDS Bulletin, Working, Discussion Papers and In Focus and more - available on the website.