The farmers’ protest in India: what’s it all about?
by Amrita Dasgupta, PhD Candidate, SOAS The farmers’ protest in India has been on-going for two months – and with more than half of Indians working on farms, this is a big concern, and a huge national affair. Initially it started as a regional protest in Punjab and Haryana. However, it soon turned out to be […]
Elephants and Sesame
Blog post by SIID Director Dan Brockington, telling the story of how a malfunctioning Wildlife Management Area causes a dilemma for development in Mbomaminijika, Tanzania. Originally posted Nov 13 2018 by NEPSUS. There is an old adage among Marxists that the one thing worse than being exploited by capital is not being exploited by it […]
Practicing Agro-forestry in Combuyo, Bolivia.
An introduction to agro-forestry
Measuring innovation amongst marginal producers: Implications of evidence-based policy
Research on innovation in the global south has increasingly highlighted the importance of continuous, small-scale innovation for small producers and farmers
Reflections on change in Irqwa Da’aw, Mbulu, Tanzania
Part of the Longterm Livelihood Change in Tanzania project, documenting changes in rural Tanzanian communities.
Famine doesn’t just ‘happen’ – and those who cause it must be held to account
Food has long been used as an instrument of power