Fishing and Farming in the desert?

Understanding the impact of El Niño on marginal communities in northern Peru GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorNina Laurie SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 1, Goal 13 In 2017, El Niño Costero devastated northern Peru. Outbreaks of malaria, dengue and zika infected hundreds of people; and large-scale flooding resulted in loss of … Read more

Amazonian sustainable biological resources

GCRF Funding Cycle2018-19 Principal InvestigatorProfessor Thomas Meagher SchoolsBiology ODA countriesAmazonian countries Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 4, Goal 15 The first aim of this project was to develop a stakeholder network to promote uptake of work supported through several stages of SFC GCRF funding to develop novel technology for biodiversity and land-use monitoring. Stakeholder engagement supported by … Read more

Going back to my rural roots

COVID 19 and return migration in northern Peru GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorAna Gutierrez Garza SchoolsSocial Anthropology ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3, Goal 11 This is rapid response work responding to the Covid-19 crisis A disaster is looming in Peru caused by Covid-19 as thousands of migrants have returned to their rural homes where … Read more

Effects of COVID-19 on artisanal fishing in the Piura region, Peru

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsTania Mendo SchoolsBiology ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 14 This project has shed light on the magnitude of the impact of Covid-19 on artisanal fisheries and their associated value chains. While artisanal fishing activities were allowed to continue in Peru, impacts further down the value chain, specifically in transport, … Read more

Biocultural heritage and community voice in Amazonia

GCRF Funding Cycle2020-21 Principal InvestigatorAlthea Davies SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development Goals This project aims to establish how indigenous peoples in lowland Amazonian Peru can use cultural heritage to support resilience, adaptation and autonomy at a time of increased stress – both gradual (e.g. expansion of oil exploitation, growth of markets for … Read more