Dr. Adam Sneyd, professor in the dept. of Political Science and Dr. Lauren Sneyd, who recently finished her doctorate in Geography-IDS, wrote a policy brief "Food security and emerging powers in Cameroon" that was the fourth most downloaded paper on the Eldis website this year!
IDS Guelph alumnus, Elizabeth Nadurille Santos, is developing Cafeedzin as a direct-trade option linking individual coffee growers in developing parts of the world, notably Central America, with customers in Canada and further afield.
Plant Agriculture Professor, Dr. Manish Raizada, has received a $2.3-million federal grant to promote food security in Nepal by assisting farmers, especially women, to improve sustainable farming practices and technologies.
IDS Master's student Asad Butt wrote a book review strongly critical of the work of renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs, as part of the course requirements for Dr. Adam Sneyd's POLS*6730 class. This piece has now been published in a leading Pakistani English language news weekly.
A report, "Irreconcilable Differences? Pursuing the Capabilities Approach within the Global Governance of Migration", by Dr. Kerry Preibisch (professor in the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology), Warren Dodd (PhD candidate in Epidemiology and IDS) and Yvonne Su (PhD candidate in Political Science and IDS) has been recently published through the Solidarity Center.
Summer 2015 Field School for Undergraduate Students - Agroecology in Cuba with Dr. Erin Nelson (Applications due Jan 30th 2015).
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Semester Abroad in Eastern Europe (Krakov, Poland) for undergraduate students with Dr. Karen Racine. Applications for Fall 2015 are due Jan. 23rd 2015.