ODI Reading List

Event Series

A series of launch events for some key new books in international development.

How can tourism lead to poverty reduction?

Public event | 8 March 2010 17:30 - 19:00 GMT+00

Jonathan Mitchell and Caroline Ashley launched their new book, ‘Tourism and Poverty Reduction: Pathways to Prosperity’, which examines the poverty-reducing impacts of tourism across a range of developing countries.


The G20: perils and opportunities for developing countries

Public event | 24 November 2009 13:00 - 14:30 GMT+00

this meeting Ngaire Woods and Leonardo Martinez will present the findings outlined in their new breifing drawing out specific lessons as to how emerging and developing countries might best use the new G20 Leaders group, and what its limits are...


Moving out of poverty: Success from the bottom up

Public event | 21 May 2009 12:00 - 13:30 GMT+00

In 2005, Moving out of Poverty, Success from the Bottom Up, a  study led by Deepa Narayan in the World Bank's Poverty Reduction Group, was launched to better understand how it is that some poor people succeed in moving out of poverty, while others remain...


Civil society, budget monitoring and policy influence

Public event | 17 March 2009 16:30 - 18:00 GMT+00

Civil society organisations (CSOs) play a key role in ensuring government transparency and accountability. With dedicated effort, they can also help to inform decision-making processes with evidence and research. This event will highlight the importance of...


Social protection in Africa

Public event | 18 February 2009 12:30 - 14:00 GMT+00

At the launch of Social Protection in Africa, Professor Frank Ellis will present an overview of the content of the book.  He will describe a major strategic shift in ways to tackle hunger and vulnerability: from emergency responses, mainly in the form of food...


Legal Timber? Verification and governance in the forest sector

Public event | 17 February 2009 13:00 - 14:30 GMT+00

This meeting will introduce the new ODI book Legal Timber. It investigates a topical issue in international forest policy: how to verify the legality of traded timber in ways that will satisfy both the commercial interests of producer states and the social and...


Eliminating Human Poverty - book launch & discussion

Public event | 2 July 2007 12:00 - 13:30 GMT+00

Eliminating Human Poverty focuses on how basic social services, particularly education, health and water, can be financed and delivered more effectively. At this ODI and Zed Books event, one of the co-authors, Santosh Mehrotra, presented the findings and Prof...

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A Chance for the World Bank

Public event | 18 April 2005 13:00 - 15:00 GMT+00

An event hosted by ODI to launch A Chance for the World Bank by Josef Ritzen. The book, published by Anthem Press, has been described by Paul Collier as, 'A persuasive agenda for development reform, written with authority and insight' and features a...

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Breaking Ground: Development Aid for Land Reform

Seminar | 19 October 2000 12:00 - 14:00 GMT+00

A seminar to launch the book 'Breaking Ground: Development Aid for Land Reform', by Martin Adams. The launch will take the form of a Panel Discussion on issues raised by the book, and in response to questions and comments from the audience. Topics to...

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