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.

People » Sabina Alkire

Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative

Sabina’s research interests include multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis, welfare economics, the capability approach, the measurement of freedoms and human development.

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People » Saher Hasnain

DPhil Candidate, School of Geography and the Environment

Saher is a geography doctoral student at the University of Oxford at the School of Geography and the Environment.

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People » Stefan Dercon

Professor of Development Economics

Stefan Dercon is a development economist applying microeconomics and statistics to problems of development.

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People » Virginia Morrow

Senior Research Officer / Associate Professor, Young Lives

Ginny Morrow's research focuses on children’s work, sociological approaches to the study of childhood and children’s rights, the ethics of social research with children, children’s understandings of family, and children and ‘social capital’.

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Climate and socio-economic scenarios developed by the Scenarios project of the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security program (CCAFS) feature in Cambodia’s Climate Change Priorities Action Plan for Agriculture (CCPAP).

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This project addresses two key elements of the food security debate: the role of environmental change, climate and insects, and the structure of the farming population, age and gender.

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The aim of this project is to develop the first integrated model of environmental sustainability, health and economic development.

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