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India Development Review (IDR) is India’s first independent online media platform for leaders in the development community. Our mission is to advance knowledge on social impact in India. We publish ideas, opinion, analysis, and lessons from real-world practice.

Articles by India Development Review

ferris wheel_nonprofit humour

May 29, 2023
Summer holidays as a young professional
Why don't adults have month long mandated holidays?
A pug in a blanket standing in a green field_nonprofit humour

May 22, 2023
Venn diagrams of your workplace anxiety
It seems so much worse when it's drawn out, doesn't it?
two dogs playing with a rope-nonprofit humour

May 1, 2023
Nonprofits vs for profits
It's really about who gets fed, and when.
a man operating a switchboard--technology

April 21, 2023
The pitfalls of technology in India
Arun Maira speaks with Kiran Karnik (former president, NASSCOM) and Osama Manzar (co-founder and director, Digital Empowerment Foundation) on the rise of digital technologies in India and why equitable access to them must be prioritised.
Indian newspapers laid down on a table_climate change news

April 13, 2023
What do people think of climate news?
An online study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism delves into how people from eight countries, including India, consume and perceive climate news, and if it enables them to take action.
very dry soil--IPCC climate change report

April 11, 2023
IPCC synthesis report: All you need to know
A curation of articles that analyse IPCC's sixth assessment synthesis report and what it means for climate action in India.
A man crying_nonprofit humour

April 10, 2023
The good, bad, and ugly of working from home
Still WFH-ing in 2023? Laugh/cry at these Succession screencaps with us.
a butterfly coming out of its cocoon against an orange background--idr is being acquired

April 1, 2023
Announcement: IDR is being acquired by a global firm
Here's what that means for you (and for us).

March 31, 2023
Congrats, you’ve been fooled!
Happy April Fools day.
two men reading a newspaper-climate change

March 30, 2023
We need to change how we talk about climate
Navroz Dubash (Centre for Policy Research) and Sahana Ghosh (Mongabay India) discuss how the current climate discourse may be hindering individual climate action, and the role that media, the government, and citizens can play in shifting the narrative.
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