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CGD member Lata Narayanaswamy has been part of a team looking at how (whether) women farmers in Kenya access weather forecasts and climate information.  The value of such data for individual farmers is frequently overstated.  This research clearly demonstrates the limited value of this data in the absence of wider contextual understandings of agricultural livelihoods….
In partnership with the Global Water Partnership Tanzania, Ministry of Water – Tanzania and UNESCO East Africa, we held a webinar to discuss the feasibility for creating a knowledge exchange hub in Tanzania. Water Knowledge Exchange Hub Webinar
PhD student, Shivani Singhal, has published a blog at The Climate Press entitled ‘Delhi and the River of Love’ exploring the multiple and complex politics of pollution in the Yamuna river.
CGD is part of the new GCRF ‘Water Hub’ project. Eighty per cent of the world’s population live in areas threatened by water security yet efforts to resolve this are repeatedly thwarted by pressures such as pollution, extreme weather, urbanisation, over-abstraction of groundwater and land degradation. In response to this challenge Newcastle University is leading…
Are you qualified to teach on Gender, Global Development and Development Practice? Do you have a PhD in Gender, Global Development or a related discipline? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience? You will have the ability to deliver research-led teaching and expertise in global development. We are particularly looking for the ability to…
Lively discussions about the evolving needs of students and the shifting authority of universities in a changing world featured at WUN’s Global Higher Education and Research (GHEAR) workshop on May 22 at the University of Western Australia. The new chair of GHEAR’s Global Steering Group, Professor Caroline Dyer (Leeds), tabled a draft position paper to…