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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

Giuseppina Siciliano New Research Fellow Joins CeDEP

The new Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr. Giuseppina Siciliano, joins the Centre for Development, Environment & Policy (CeDEP). Giuseppina is involved in the ESRC-funded project “China goes global: a comparative study of Chinese hydropower dams in Africa and Asia”.

4th April 2013

Andrew Dorward CeDEP Professor in Oman for the 78th Nestle Nutrition Institute Workshop
Andrew Dorward, SOAS Professor of Development Economics presented an invited paper on 'How can agricultural interventions contribute in improving nutrition health and achieving the MDGs in least developed countries?' to the 78th Nestle Nutrition Institute Workshop Paediatric Program.

22nd March 2013

Bhavani Shankar and Nigel Poole from CeDEP, SOAS attend the LANSA programme in Chennai, 11-15 February

Professor Bhavani Shankar and Dr Nigel Poole from CeDEP, SOAS recently attended the inception workshop in Chennai, India of the 6 year DFID-funded Research Programme Consortium on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA).

26th February 2013

Pretoria to host an international conference on The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa

The conference to be held in South Africa aims to showcase recent political economy analysis of agricultural policy in the continent.

22nd February 2013

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