“StAKz Hub”

A research centre for strategic technological capacity building for the primary resource sector in Kazakhstan GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsDr William McCarthy, Dr David McCollum SchoolsEarth & Environmental Sciences, Geography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesKazakhstan Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 7, Goal 16 StaKz Hub facilitates collaboration between academics, industry and early career professional to put innovation into practice … Read more

Sustainability transitions in the Selva Maya

Mapping the policy landscape and livelihood responses GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorRehema White SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesMexico Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 15 Latin America is seeking to reduce urbanisation by maintaining and developing feasible livelihood options in rural areas. A complex, shifting and often incoherent policy context has often lacked the implementation … Read more

Remote Sensing for sustainable use of seasonally dry tropical forests

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorProfessor Thomas Meagher SchoolsBiology ODA countriesAmazonian countries Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 15 Seasonally dry tropical forests face critical challenges of conservation, unsustainable use, local poverty and migration to urban areas. Our overall aim is to develop novel technology for assessing biodiversity and ecosystem quality to inform landuse policy.  With leadership from St … Read more

Fishing and farming in the desert

A platform for understanding how to respond to El Niño in the context of climate change in Sechura, Perú GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorNina Laurie SchoolsGeography & Sustainable Development ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 1, Goal 13 Research in the Sechura desert region in northern Peru is suggesting that, for the desert dwelling communities, El … Read more

Essential equipment for multispecies fish stock assessment on Lake Victoria

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorAndrew Brierley SchoolsBiology ODA countriesTanzania, Uganda, Kenya Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 14 The Lake Victoria fishery supports c. 35 million people in the East African Community (EAC). Fisheries ecologists from the School of Biology are working with human-health and fishery partners around Lake Victoria in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya on connected, multidisciplinary … Read more