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We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is Development Studies

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We have around 1,000 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions

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The DSA Conference is an annual event which brings together the development studies community

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DSA2021

Our conference this year is themed "Unsettling Development"

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North-South Research

A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Practical Action Publishing latest publications – March

NEW Waterlines issue online!

NEW Waterlines issue online!

NEW Waterlines issue online!

Exploring programme for hygiene kit distribution in Myanmar; a photovoice study of Indian youth perspectives of sanitation and hygiene practices; the link between water, sanitation, hygiene, and child health in Rwanda; how smallholder rice farmers in Malawi are improving water stewardship; and managing pit latrine waste in Nairobi’s urban informal settlements.

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Just published!

Just published!

Self-Supply: Filling the gaps in public water supply provision

‘This timely book —a rallying cry, history & how-to manual— is for anyone promoting self-supply as part of delivering safe water for all, forever.’
Patrick Moriarty, IRC

This important book, the first on the issue, highlights a largely ignored but hugely transformative way of ensuring safe water supply for so many people around the world – the potential of self-supply.

> Order your copy or read it Open Access

 

Extractivisms: Politics, Economy and Ecology

Extractivisms: Politics, Economy and Ecology

‘Rendering accessible the very complex ways in which extractivisms permeate societies in Latin America and beyond, Eduardo Gudynas has given us a compass to grasp where we collectively stand and where we might (decide to) go.
You will want to read this book!’
Mario Blaser, Memorial University of Newfoundland–St John’s

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