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Andrew Dorward CeDEP Professor at meeting on fertiliser and seed policy in Africa

Professor of Development Economics, Andrew Dorward, recently attended a ‘technical convening  on seed and fertiliser policy in Africa’, held in Addis Ababa from 5th to 7th December 2013.

13th December 2013

Laurence Smith CeDEP Director Launches the 'PPM-Nutrients' project in Tianjin, China

The inception workshop for the 3-year SAIN project “Knowledge, policy and practice for sustainable nutrient management and water resources protection in UK and Chinese agro-ecosystems” which was held at the Agro-Environmental Protection Institute (AEPI) of Chinese Academy for Agricultural Sciences in Tianjin on 20-21st May 2013.

4th July 2013

Andrew Dorward CeDEP Professor in Malawi to provide consultation as part of Malawi's Input Subsidy Project

CeDEP Professor of Development Studies, Andrew Dorward, will be in Malawi from 7th to 12th of July as part of on-going work on the evaluation of Malawi's national Farm Input Subsidy Programme.

2nd July 2013

SOAS professor calls for universal basic security for 'precariat'

Professor Guy Standing, of SOAS, University of London argues for a new approach to social protection in his inaugural lecture SOAS, University of London on Wednesday 19 June.

13th June 2013

Research by SOAS economist published in top science journal

A research paper on China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, co-authored by a SOAS economist, was this week published by one of the top three science journals in the world.

11th June 2013

20130618 Ben Fine book SOAS economist and former doctoral students co-edit book on economic development and the state

Ben Fine, Professor of Economics at SOAS, University of London has collaborated with two former doctoral students on a book exploring the role of the state in economic development.

11th June 2013

SOAS scholar welcomes growing attention to agriculture and nutrition links at The Lancet symposium

At a prestigious symposium in London this week, Andrew Dorward, Professor of Development Economics, SOAS, University of London highlighted the importance of development and market pathways when considering the impacts of agricultural change on nutrition.

7th June 2013

SOAS secures LIDC Fellowship grant for cross-college research project on drug injection in Kenya

SOAS, University of London has secured funding for a cross-college project with Birkbeck and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to research drug injection in Kenya.

4th June 2013

Travelling Academics News - 28 May 2013

Travelling academics week of May 28th 2013

28th May 2013

Laurence Smith SOAS receives funding to lead research on water resources protection in China and the UK

Laurence Smith, from the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy, in partnership with Lancaster University and leading institutes in China, has been awarded funding to research sustainable nutrient management and water resources protection in UK and Chinese agro-ecosystems.  

24th May 2013

Distinguished climate envoy calls for ‘mobilisation equivalent to war’

The 2013 Annual Lecture of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS, University of London will be delivered by John Ashton CBE.

17th May 2013

CeDEP Director Represents the UK in China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN)
As UK co-chair for Working Group 4 on Circular Agriculture, Laurence Smith from CeDEP attended the third governing board meeting of the China-UK Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Network (SAIN), which was held in Beijing on 15-16 April, 2013.

3rd May 2013

SOAS scholar writes and co-edits first textbook on low carbon development

The first comprehensive textbook addressing the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world has been written and co-edited by SOAS scholar Frauke Urban.

30th April 2013

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