Making a living and securing basic necessities in challenging environments. Including issues such as: social protection, climate change, resource scarcity, human capital, disabilities, resilience, and wellbeing.

Principal Investigator: Paula Kantor. Lead Organisation: University of East Anglia

Co-investigator: Adam Pain

We use a controlled randomized trail to estimate the causal effects of a low-cost housing intervention on multiple dimensions of welfare in Latin America countries El Salvador and Peru.
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Many investors have responded to recent food price hikes and volatile oil prices by acquiring large tracts of African farmland as a new base from which to supply growing markets. In the process, land uses change and existing populations are often displaced. The livelihood impacts of such investments depend on the terms of land access and institutional arrangements or farming models that structure them. This research investigates three models:

Wordled Jeju Declaration from the September 2012 #iucncongress
Researchers will study human development in its many dimensions from early infanthood throughout childhood as well as the policies implemented to target these dimensions to identify mechanisms that underlie the accumulation of human capital.

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