What is developmental leadership?

Kyle Smith, DLP and Professor David Hudson, International Development School of Government & Society, University of Birmingham Development and change take more than a leader: it takes organisation, politics, a network and a voice. Political will alone is not enough. Follow Teuila’s journey in creating change. By working with a diverse group of individuals and … Continue reading “What is developmental leadership?”

Volcano eruption in Guatemala – a tale of natural and political disasters

By Dr Sanne Weber,  Research Fellow International Development Department, University of Birmingham The eruption of the volcano ‘Fuego’ (Fire) in Guatemala last Sunday and the government’s response to it laid bare once again the severe social and political crisis in the country, the result of years of corruption, social and political conflict. The eruption flooded … Continue reading “Volcano eruption in Guatemala – a tale of natural and political disasters”

What do World Hunger Day, immigration control and a former national airline have in common?

By Andrew Jolly, Doctoral Researcher School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham Food poverty is a pressing global issue, there are an estimated 815 million people in the world today who are chronically undernourished and eradicating the issue of world hunger is one of the UN sustainable development goals. The Food Standards Agency estimates that … Continue reading “What do World Hunger Day, immigration control and a former national airline have in common?”