Development

Elements of the food system have strong linkages with issues of development, since developing economies are often largely agricultural, and the poorest people disproportionately suffer from hunger and chronic food insecurity.

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 16:15

Location: School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Claudia Gray, Research Fellow (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment), University of Sussex

All welcome. To book a place, please visit www.bookwhen.com/octf

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Michaelmas 2013 Seminar Series
‘Demography, Agriculture & Food’

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing holds Seminars every Thursday throughout Term, from 12:30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m at the Oxford Martin School 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD (with the exception of Thursday 17th October which is being held in the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, 66 Banbury Road, OX2 6PR).

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Michaelmas Term 2013

Time & Date: Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm

Venue: Department of International Development (QEH), Seminar Room 2

Convenor: Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

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People » Adam Gilbertson

Post-doctoral Associate, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

Adam Gilbertson is a founding member of the Oxford Food Security Forum and is a Post-doctoral Associate of Oxford’s School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography.

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People » Alexandra Morel

Post Doctoral Researcher

Alex is a post-doctoral researcher on the recently launched ECOLIMITS Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) project. This project will be monitoring and modeling ecosystem service provision of intact forest and cocoa-dominated or coffee-dominated production systems for neighboring communities. The ecosystem services to be monitored are nutrient cycling (e.g.

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People » Anna Lora-Wainwright

University Lecturer in the Human Geography of China & Fellow of St Cross College

Anna's work embodies a particular synergy between human geography and the study of China and focuses on environmental pollution, development and health in the Chinese countryside.

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People » Ariella Helfgott

Senior Visiting Research Associate, ECI

Ariella Helfgott’s work spans conceptual and mathematical modelling of system resilience and adaptability, through to participatory approaches to building resilience and adaptive capacity on-the-ground.

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People » Barbara Harriss-White

Emeritus Professor of Development Studies

Barbara's research interests lie in the economics of agricultural markets, especially in India, and in other aspects of deprivation caused (in part) by markets, such as poverty and malnutrition.

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People » Christopher Adam

Professor of Development Economics

Christopher Adam’s research falls into three themes: the macroeconomics of Africa, growth and structural change in low-income countries, and the economics and political economy of aid.

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People » Cory Rodgers

MPhil Medical Anthropology

Cory's current research is focusing on the ways that nutrition, health and well-being enter the discourse about the future of pastoralism in East Africa.

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