26/03/2012 - Essay by Stephanie Barrientos, 'Empowering women pays: the importance of women in Ghanaian cocoa', in Capacity.org Issue 44, Market, Smallholders and Empowerment.
19/02/12 - Dennis Rodgers comments on the need for Patna's urban development to be more inclusive of the poor in an article in the Hindustan Times, entitled 'Urban planning should avoid double standards for rich, poor'. See the article (PDF, 1.2MB).
13/02/12 - Welt-Sichten online journal publishes an article on social transfer schemes in developing countries by Armando Barrientos. Read the article (in German).
06/2/12 - Armando Barrientos interviewed by the DWS Global Financial Institute on old age security in developed and developing countries. Read the interview.
21/12/11 - HelpAge International publishes a Pension watch Briefing by Armando Barrientos and Peter Lloyd-Sherlock: 'Pensions, poverty and wellbeing. The impact of pensions in South Africa and Brazil, a comparative study'. Download the Briefing (PDF, 1MB).
15-17/12/11 - Rorden Wilkinson makes the case for putting the poorest first in World Trade Organization (WTO) reform discussions, at the WTO's Ministerial Conference in Geneva: Four Principles for Reforming the WTO - Download the paper (PDF, 845KB). View photos of the event.
02/11/2011 - Rorden Wilkinson's photograph of environmental damage in the Seychelles wins first prize in the 'Environment: Paradise Lost' category of the Manchester Science Festival 'Images of Research' competition. View the photo.
29-30/10/2011 - Rorden Wilkinson gives keynote address on WTO reform to the 10th anniversary of China’s WTO accession conference, ‘China moves up the learning curve’, Beijing (organised by RCCPB, University of Indiana/UIBE, China Institute for WTO studies). See commentary and photos of the event.
26/07/2011 - David Hulme speaks at a dialogue on 'Microfinance for poverty alleviation', Centre for Policy Dialogue, Dhaka. Download the event programme. (PDF 1.4KB). Read press coverage in The Daily Star and The Financial Express.
01/07/2011 - Armando Barrientos interviewed about perceptions of poverty by United Academics Magazine. Read the article, ‘The poor must be lazy and other things people believe about poverty’.
27/06/2011 - 'How the world thinks about poverty' - download the podcast of an interview with Armando Barrientos for Citizenreporter.org.
17/05/2011 - David Hulme speaks to the All Party Parliamentary Group on the United Nations on 'Have the MDGs made a difference?'. Download the event poster (PDF 204KB).
27/04/2011 - Guardian journalist Madeleine Bunting talks to David Hulme about BWPI’s research and database on social protection (PDF 1.3MB). Read and comment on her blog, ' Is social protection the next big idea to combat poverty?’
07/04/2011 - BWPI Executive Director David Hulme on the BBC World Service describes the aftermath of the 2009 Cyclone Aila in Bangladesh, in From Our Own Correspondent. Listen to the programme.
08/03/2011 - A Guardian online article interviews BWPI Research Fellow Amanda Berlan on her research on sustainable cocoa farming in the Dominican Republic, funded by Cadbury and Green & Black's.