24.01.19

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 […]

20.02.18

Practicing Agro-forestry in Combuyo, Bolivia.

An introduction to agro-forestry

08.02.18

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

23.01.18

Reflections on change in Irqwa Da’aw, Mbulu, Tanzania

Part of the Longterm Livelihood Change in Tanzania project, documenting changes in rural Tanzanian communities.

23.02.17

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

27.01.17

Invisible irrigators: how small-scale Tanzanian farmers are making a difference

New research reveals that official statistics often don’t include irrigation set up and run by individual farmers.