IDD Hosts Researching Africa Day 2017

In this post, Richard Kweitsu, a Research Intern with GSDRC,  reports on the Researching Africa Conference hosted by the International Development Department in collaboration with the Department for the Study of African Studies and Anthropology, that was held on September 20, 2017. African Studies remains one of the most varied and dynamic areas of academia. … Continue reading “IDD Hosts Researching Africa Day 2017”

Only compromise between parties can guarantee poll

Nic Cheeseman is Professor of Democracy at the University of Birmingham. He was formerly the Director of the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. His research addresses a range of questions such as whether populism is an effective strategy of political mobilization in Africa, how paying tax changes citizens’ attitudes towards democracy and … Continue reading “Only compromise between parties can guarantee poll”

How does governance affect ecosystem health and poverty alleviation?

Fiona Nunan is a Senior Lecturer in Environment and Development and the Director of the International Development Department.  Her interests and experience focus on natural resource governance and management in developing country settings, particularly within inland fisheries and coastal locations in East and Southern Africa, and on exploring the links between poverty and the environment. Dr Fiona Nunan … Continue reading “How does governance affect ecosystem health and poverty alleviation?”