Measuring and Measurement: A new volume of Environment and Society

This blog post written by Prof. Dan Brockington explores different practical, theoretical and conceptual problems associated with measuring and measurement across diverse environmental issues.


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

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


Is wildlife trafficking a threat to global security?

The value of the global illegal trade in wildlife ranks as the 3rd biggest illicit activity. But is it also a source of instability and a security threat because of its links to terrorism?


Coffee Break: Potentials and Pitfalls for Meru Farmers’ Prosperity

Fifth and final blog from a series on Dan Brockington’s ESRC/DfID project: Exploring long-term livelihood change in Tanzania.


“Hidden Crisis”: Fieldwork training in Uganda

Dr. Luke Whaley and Prof. Frances Cleaver are part of a large consortium project researching non-functional water points in sub-Saharan Africa.


ICT and Disaster Response: the case of Nepal

Masters student Olivia Crane discusses the role of ICT in disaster response following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.