IDS Big Question for Development February 2010
2 February 2010
Each month we speak to two people working on development issues across the world, finding out a bit about their work and asking them 'What do you think is the big question that Development Studies needs to answer?'

There are now just five years to reach the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, and this September the UN will meet with Heads of State and Government to review the MDGs and create a plan to reach them. Academics, civil society organisation

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