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Please join us on Thursday 17th November, 2pm (GMT) when Dr Sandra Bhatasara (University of Zimbabwe) will be in conversation with Dr Gilbert Tietaah (University of Ghana) and Dr Silas Oriaso (University of Nairobi).  They will discuss: ‘Local ecological knowledge and climate change in three corners of Africa’  The research seminar is hosted by the Leeds…
Please join us on Wednesday 16th November 15:30 – 17:15 for a research seminar on ‘Protecting the Amazon Rainforest: A Regional Governance Challenge with Global Implications’. The event will take place in hybrid form, meaning that you can attend in person (Clothworkers South Building Lt 2 (3.04)) or online via Zoom. Background The Amazon is…
water@leeds recently published an article in the One Earth Journal showcasing a list of six priority global water research themes for the coming decade, outputs from a global scoping exercise. These six thematic domains include water and sanitation for human settlements; water and sanitation safety risk management; water security and scarcity; hydroclimate-ecosystem-Anthropocene dynamics; multi-level governance;…
The global development industry now has a mainstream focus on gender, at least rhetorically.  Gender equality is goal 5 of the SDGs.   Yet how are such commitments operationalised in practice?  For example, how is ‘empowerment’ defined and measured in development projects?   A growing decolonial feminist critique demands attention be paid to the cultural and complex…
This webinar builds on the recent LUCAS Sadler Series on ‘African Knowledges’.  This series of events sought to place African scholars and knowledges are the forefronts of articulating and responding to global challenges.   On the eve of COP26, we turn our attention to African perspectives on climate change, and how global responses to climate change…
Recent development discourse has emphasised the need to question the legacies of coloniality within global development practices if global inequalities are to be curtailed. This webinar  brings onboard panellists from all facets of development in praxis and scholarship to explore decoloniality within global development research and practice. The key question for the session is “What…
On the 15th of July, the Water Governance Group will be hosting Hammond Antwi, a postgraduate researcher at the Dundalk Institute of Technology- Ireland. Hammond’s presentation will explore Ireland’s River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), an essential component of the European Union Water Framework Directive that details an integrated approach required to protect, improve and sustainably…
CGD member Dr Markus Fraundorfer presented this talk as part of the Research Seminar Series hosted by the School of Politics and International Studies. Seminar recording available here.
Are you a post-graduate or early-career researcher seeking to find means of engaging in participatory data collection with your field participants? In this webinar hosted by the Water Governance Group at the Centre for Global Development, Dr Uttaran Dutta of Arizona State University shares in-depth insights into how he relies on active and eclectic participatory…
Postgraduate Researcher Ruth Bookbinder presented this talk as part of the Research Seminar Series hosted by the School of Politics and International Studies. A video recording is available to watch here.