2011 Development and Media Publications and Resources

UN FAO FAO Food Price Index. The Index hit a (real and nominal) new peak in February 2011 after eight consecutive increases. It remained close to that peak throughout 2011. See: A food price crisis, if not in name.

Economist Intelligence Unit The Democracy Index 2011: Democracy under stress (December 18, 2011)

African Development Bank Group Open Data for Africa (press release December 16, 2011)

World Bank Global Development Finance 2012: External Debt of Developing Countries (press release December 15, 2011)

Naazneen Barma, Kai Kaiser, Tuan Minh Le, Lorena Viñuela Rents to Riches? The Political Economy of Natural Resource-led Development (World Bank December 8, 2011)

Economist Africa rising (December 3, 2011)

International Organization for Migration (IOM) World Migration Report 2011: Communicating Effectively about Migration. (press kit December 2, 2011)

Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2011 (press release December 1, 2011)

International Broadcasting Trust (IBT) The East African famine – did the media get it right? (December 2011)

Laurence Chandy Ten Years of Fragile States: What Have We Learned? (Brookings Institution, November 2011)

WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS Global HIV/AIDS Response (WHO press release November 30, 2011)

UNAIDS 2011 UNAIDS World AIDS Day report (press release November 21, 2011)

James Painter, RISJ Poles Apart – The international reporting of climate scepticism

Transparency International 2011 Bribe Payers Index (press releases November 2, 2011)

UNDP Human Development Report 2011 Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All (November 2, 2011)

IEA World Energy Outlook 2011 (November 2011)

Amanda Glassman, Denizhan Duran, and Andy Sumner Global Health and the New Bottom Billion: What Do Shifts in Global Poverty and the Global Disease Burden Mean for GAVI and the Global Fund? (Working Paper 270, October 27, 2011)

UNFPA State of World Population 2011: People and possibilities in a world of 7 billion (launch; Irish launch October 26, 2011; media outreach)

ODI Escaping the hunger cycle: pathways to resilience in the Sahel (launch October 21, 2011)

UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2011 (launch October 19, 2011)

Lancet Lancet Series on Global Mental Health 2011 (October 17, 2011)

Mo Ibrahim Foundation 2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (press release October 14, 2011)

ICRC Reporting on violence and emergencies: regional media conference for South-east and East Asia - speeches and presentations (October 14, 2011)

IFPRI, Welthungerhilfe, Concern Worldwide 2011 Global Hunger Index (Concern release, IFPRI press briefing, and more information from Welthungerhilfe October 13, 2011)

IMU Irish Missionary Stories project (Launch October 13, 2011)

OECD How’s Life? Measuring well-being (Media release October 12, 2011)

UNECA, AU, AfDB, UNDP MDG Report 2011: Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals (press release October 11, 2011)

International Crisis Group Guatemala: Drug Trafficking and Violence (Media release October 11, 2011)

WHO Global Tuberculosis Control 2011 (press release October 11, 2011)

FAO The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011 (press release October 10, 2011)

Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Exploring links between EU agricultural policy and world poverty (web resource)

WWF Reforming EU Fisheries Subsidies (October 7, 2011)

International Crisis Group Bosnia: What Does Republika Srpska Want? (Media release October 6, 2011)

Nancy Birdsall, Dan Hammer, and Arvind Subramanian, Center for Global Development Identifying a Fair Deal on Climate Change (October 5, 2011)

InterAction Choose to Invest in Foreign Assistance (Fall 2011)

WorldBank Women, Business and the Law 2012 (press release September 26, 2011)

International Crisis Group Myanmar: Major Reform Underway (Media release September 22, 2011)

Connie Veillette, Center for Global Development The Future of U.S. Aid Reform: Rhetoric, Reality, and Recommendations (September 19, 2011)

WorldBank 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development (press release September 18, 2011)

Irish Aid Irish Aid Annual Report 2010 (press release September 16, 2011)

Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ireland and Africa: Our partnership with a changing continent - An Africa strategy for The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (press release September 13, 2011)

Todd Moss, Center for Global Development In Praise of Debt: Why Greece’s Mistakes Shouldn’t Hurt Emerging Borrowers (September 13, 2011)

Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership A Decade of Partnerships and Results (press release September 12, 2011)

World Economic Forum (WEF) The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 (press release September 7, 2011)

Dóchas MRBI Survey: Public Responses on Ireland Investing in Overseas Aid (September 10, 2011)

Ben Leo and Ross Thuotte, Center for Global Development MDG Progress Index 2011: The Good (Country Progress), the Bad (Slippage), and the Ugly (Fickle Data) (September 9, 2011)

Amanda Glassman and Kate McQueston, Center for Global Development Affordable Interventions to Prevent Noncommunicable Diseases Worldwide (September 8, 2011)

Nic Newman, RISJ Mainstream media and the distribution of news in the age of social discovery (September 2011)

C. A. Bayly, Vijayendra Rao, Simon Szreter and Michael Woolcock (eds), History, Historians and Development Policy: A Necessary Dialogue (Manchester University Press, August 1 2011; about the book)

UNCTAD World Investment Report 2011 (July 26, 2011)

Owen Barder, Center for Global Development Can Aid Work? Written Testimony Submitted to the House of Lords (July 13, 2011)

William Savedoff, Center for Global Development Death by Tobacco: A Big Problem Needs Bigger Action (July 12, 2011)

UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa 2011 (press release July 11, 2011)

UN Millennium Development Goals Report 2011 (press materials July 7, 2011)

UN DESA World Economic and Social Survey 2011: Technological Revolution for a Green Economy (press release July 5, 2011)

Henk-Jan Brinkman and Cullen S. Hendrix, World Food Programme Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Addressing the Challenges (July 2011)

Mel Bunce, RISJ The new foreign correspondent at work: Local-national stringers and the global news coverage of conflict in Darfur (July 2011)

World Bank World Development Indicators 2011

UN DESA Population data

UNODC World Drug Report 2011 (news story June 23, 2011)

UNHCR UNHCR Global Trends 2010 (news story June 20, 2011)

WHO & World Bank World report on disability (press release June 9, 2011)

UNAIDS AIDS at 30: Nations at the crossroads (press release June 3, 2011)

UNICEF Opportunity in Crisis: Preventing HIV from early adolescence to early adulthood (press release June 1, 2011)

UN Millennium Development Goals Progress Chart 2011 (June 2011)

International Broadcasting Trust (IBT) Outside the Box - This report examines in detail the quantity and nature of international non-news coverage on UK television in 2010 (June 2011)

ONE The DATA Report 2011 on the 2005 G8 and EU commitments to meet the Millennium Development Goals (media May 13, 2011)

Oxfam Growing a Better Future (media centre May 31, 2011)

Toni Johnson, CFR A Stormy Forecast for Food Prices (May 20, 2011)

AidWatch Challenging self-interest: Getting EU aid fit for the fight against poverty (full report May 19, 2011)

Amnesty Amnesty International Report 2011: The State of the World's Human Rights (Press release May 12, 2011; Human Rights by region: Africa)

William Easterly & Claudia R. Williamson, DRI Rhetoric versus Reality: The Best and Worst of Aid Agency Practices (forthcoming World Development; blog by Williamson, May 11, 2011)

Abiye Megenta, RISJ Can it tweet its way to democracy? The promise of participatory media in Africa (May 2011)

Glenda Cooper, RISJ From their own correspondent?  New media and the changes in disaster coverage: Lessons to be learnt (May 2011)

Abhijit V Banerjee and Esther Duflo Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty (April 26, 2011)

Dr. Pádraig Carmody The New Scramble for Africa (Polity Press 18 April 2011)

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics is Helping to Solve Global Poverty (April 14, 2011)

The World Bank The World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security, and Development (Press Release April 11, 2011) 

IFPRI African agricultural R&D in the new millennium (Media Materials April 7, 2011)

Economic Commissions on Africa Economic Report on Africa 2011: Governing development in Africa - the role of the state in economic transformation (press release March 29, 2011)

Rebecca Hamilton Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide (March 10, 2011)

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) The Military Balance 2011 and Chart of Conflict 2011 (March 8, 2011)

UNESCO EFA (Education for All) Global Monitoring Report 2011: The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education (March 1, 2011; Press Room)

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury, Eds Poor Poverty: The Impoverishment of Analysis, Measurement and Policies (Bloomsbury Academic, March 2011)

UNICEF 2011 State of the World’s Children: Adolescence: An Age of Opportunity (press release February 25, 2011)

World Bank Food Price Watch (press release February 15, 2011)

Stop Climate Chaos (Irish) General Election 2011 Candidate Commitment (February 10, 2011)

Economist The Shoe Thrower's index (February 9, 2011; related table)

International Crisis Group Armenia and Azerbaijan: Preventing War (Europe Briefing N°60; Media release February 8, 2011)

IISS Iran’s Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Capabilities: a net assessment (press release February 4, 2011)

FAO The State of the World's Forests 2011 (press release February 2, 2011)

FAO The 2007-08 Rice Price Crisis: How policies drove up prices... and how they can help stabilise the market (February 2011)

Anne Geniets, RISJ Trust in International News Media in partially free media environments (February 2011)

IFPRI Foreign aid to agriculture: Review of facts and analysis (January 28, 2011)

ILO Global Employment Trends 2011: The challenge of a jobs recovery (January 25, 2011)

Dóchas Dóchas Submission to Party Manifestos – (Irish) Election 2011 (January 25, 2011)

Trócaire Trócaire's 2011 (Irish) election manifesto (January 2011)

UK Government Office for Science The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability (press release January 24, 2011)

Human Rights Watch World Report 2011 (press release January 24, 2011)

FAO, IFAD, ILO Gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: Differentiated pathways out of poverty (press release, January 21, 2011)

UN DESA / UNCTAD World Economic Situation and Prospects 2011 (press release, January 18, 2011)

Freedom House Freedom in the World 2011 (press release January 13, 2011)

World Bank Global Economic Prospects 2011: Navigating Strong Currents (press release January 12, 2011)

Worldwatch Institute State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet (press release January 12, 2011)

Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions 2011 (January 07, 2011)

Richard Sambrook, RISJ Are Foreign Correspondents Redundant?  

Bimal Ghosh, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration (THP) The Global Economic Crisis and Migration: Where Do We Go From Here? (2011)

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